Sr. Director, Server AI Products

Apr 25, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work


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Sr. Director, Server AI Products

 

THE ROLE:

The Sr. Director, Server AI Products is a key member of the Server Leadership Team, driving the execution of AI server products and platforms with Customers, Partners and the Ecosystem and helping drive the future definition and planning of these products.

 

THE PERSON:

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in product management/marketing in AI, server and datacenter products, and strong leadership skills to motivate and engage a team of business development, product management, technologists, and product marketing professionals both in a direct leadership and matrixed environment to achieve outstanding business results. Key skills:

 

  • Ability to guide product, platform, and software definition using credible insights developed by interacting with end customers, strategic partners and by following usage, market and economic trends
  • Driving AMD’s AI Server product roadmap and agenda while leveraging AMD’s historical track record of innovation and strategic market positioning
  • Ability to synthesize market data, customer input and internal capabilities into a compelling AI CPU, platform and software portfolio that will drive AMD share growth in the AI server space.
  • Strong knowledge of historical Server CPU trends, coupled with a vision for the impact of AI on the industry
  • Exceptional communication skills to address multiple internal and external stakeholders.  Must have experience working closely with C-suite executives
  • Ability to be hands-on with technical and business analysis to drive results with urgency.
  • Expertise in managing P&L strategy for >$1B business models

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive the end-to-end AI story for AMD Servers all the way from short term business development and deliverables all the way to long term product definition 
  • Engage closely with customers and drive GTM of the existing products AMD has in the market collaborating closely with our software and GPU teams
  • Ownership of Server CPU for AI product portfolio, responsible for driving execution from planning thorough high volume production and end-of-life
  • Collaborate with Server Business Unit go-to-market teams to synthesize market requirements into winning future AI CPU products
  • Develop EPYC CPU for AI product business cases in collaboration with go-to-market and sales teams that meet EPYC AI business growth and market share objectives
  • Collaborate with engineering execution teams to ensure EYPC AI CPU product requirements, goals and objectives are met and exceeded
  • Partner with engineering teams to create software and platform ecosystems that support the AI value proposition and vision for AMD’s EPYC CPU for AI products
  • Manage product migration across multiple generations, supporting consistent share growth in selected vertical markets while positioning EPYC CPU’s for AI use
  • Represent AMD’s CPU for AI interests in Industry consortiums, forums and events with the intent to demonstrate AMD’s AI product leadership
  • Manage a team of hardware and software product managers and technologists across the full product scope (HW, SW, platform) and lifetime product management

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 10+ years of experience in business operations / general management, strategy, product operations or management consulting for Infrastructure/semiconductor/high-tech industry
  • Proven track record of leading highly-complex projects, working cross-functionally, and delivering results on time.
  • Ability to define the path and lay out the vision for others to follow
  • Desire to solve problems and drive continuous improvement
  • Extensive analytical skills with the ability to develop business cases, track execution with quantifiable results, and measure success
  • 10+ years of People-management experience, developing new talent and recruiting industry experts
  • Deep knowledge of AI and how it is used and deployed in industry
  • International business acumen with understanding of trade regulations, cultural norms, and operating processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or relevant experience  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 10+ years semiconductor experience
  • MBA or MS with industry experience or higher degree preferred
  • Ability to travel

 

Location:  Austin, TX or Santa Clara, CA

 

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

 

Sr. Director, Server AI Products

 

THE ROLE:

The Sr. Director, Server AI Products is a key member of the Server Leadership Team, driving the execution of AI server products and platforms with Customers, Partners and the Ecosystem and helping drive the future definition and planning of these products.

 

THE PERSON:

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in product management/marketing in AI, server and datacenter products, and strong leadership skills to motivate and engage a team of business development, product management, technologists, and product marketing professionals both in a direct leadership and matrixed environment to achieve outstanding business results. Key skills:

 

  • Ability to guide product, platform, and software definition using credible insights developed by interacting with end customers, strategic partners and by following usage, market and economic trends
  • Driving AMD’s AI Server product roadmap and agenda while leveraging AMD’s historical track record of innovation and strategic market positioning
  • Ability to synthesize market data, customer input and internal capabilities into a compelling AI CPU, platform and software portfolio that will drive AMD share growth in the AI server space.
  • Strong knowledge of historical Server CPU trends, coupled with a vision for the impact of AI on the industry
  • Exceptional communication skills to address multiple internal and external stakeholders.  Must have experience working closely with C-suite executives
  • Ability to be hands-on with technical and business analysis to drive results with urgency.
  • Expertise in managing P&L strategy for >$1B business models

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive the end-to-end AI story for AMD Servers all the way from short term business development and deliverables all the way to long term product definition 
  • Engage closely with customers and drive GTM of the existing products AMD has in the market collaborating closely with our software and GPU teams
  • Ownership of Server CPU for AI product portfolio, responsible for driving execution from planning thorough high volume production and end-of-life
  • Collaborate with Server Business Unit go-to-market teams to synthesize market requirements into winning future AI CPU products
  • Develop EPYC CPU for AI product business cases in collaboration with go-to-market and sales teams that meet EPYC AI business growth and market share objectives
  • Collaborate with engineering execution teams to ensure EYPC AI CPU product requirements, goals and objectives are met and exceeded
  • Partner with engineering teams to create software and platform ecosystems that support the AI value proposition and vision for AMD’s EPYC CPU for AI products
  • Manage product migration across multiple generations, supporting consistent share growth in selected vertical markets while positioning EPYC CPU’s for AI use
  • Represent AMD’s CPU for AI interests in Industry consortiums, forums and events with the intent to demonstrate AMD’s AI product leadership
  • Manage a team of hardware and software product managers and technologists across the full product scope (HW, SW, platform) and lifetime product management

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 10+ years of experience in business operations / general management, strategy, product operations or management consulting for Infrastructure/semiconductor/high-tech industry
  • Proven track record of leading highly-complex projects, working cross-functionally, and delivering results on time.
  • Ability to define the path and lay out the vision for others to follow
  • Desire to solve problems and drive continuous improvement
  • Extensive analytical skills with the ability to develop business cases, track execution with quantifiable results, and measure success
  • 10+ years of People-management experience, developing new talent and recruiting industry experts
  • Deep knowledge of AI and how it is used and deployed in industry
  • International business acumen with understanding of trade regulations, cultural norms, and operating processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or relevant experience  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 10+ years semiconductor experience
  • MBA or MS with industry experience or higher degree preferred
  • Ability to travel

 

Location:  Austin, TX or Santa Clara, CA

 

#LI-CJ1

#LI-Hybrid

 

 

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