Sr. Director Systems Design Eng.

Apr 17, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work


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Chief Engineer

 

The Role:

As a senior engineering leader, you will advise a team delivering Ryzen and Radeon powered notebook, desktop & workstation system solutions. Develop strategies to maintain and increase advantage; anticipates future consequences and trends in the industry; seek change and innovation, champion new insights and initiatives and translate a vision into a legacy for the future of the organization.

 

  • Passion to provide leadership and management to a sophisticated engineering organization
  • Develop high-confidence execution plans to meet ambitious customer schedule requirements and maintain a strong customer-centric culture
  • Identify and foster top management relationships with direct customers
  • Manage engineering and governance process for outstanding results
  • Build and develop a diverse, growing team that delivers
  • Attract and retain top engineering leaders

The Person:

A high energy leader with strong discernment and inspirational qualities as a mentor, who creates a strong team environment in which people work together enthusiastically and cooperatively to deliver outstanding results. Foster excitement and accountability while also articulating a clear strategic vision persuasively both internally within the company and to external customers and partners.

The ideal candidate is curious and creative in applying technology for new ideas and new programs, the latest generation platforms, and cutting-edge products. Strong understanding of key components of the PC platform – microprocessor, instruction set architecture, PC architecture, peripherals, GPU, memory subsystem, display/codecs, Windows operating system fundamentals, BIOS and FW operation, power and performance tradeoffs, PC workloads (games, productivity apps, content creation apps etc.), understanding of PC eco-system (ODMs/OEMs, peripheral components, interoperability, form factors, signal integrity basics etc., ability to learn new upcoming technologies such as inference processing, advanced image processing, codec technologies etc.

 

Interpersonal Skills – Ability to communicate. Demonstrates outstanding integrity - Committed to open, direct, and constructive communication that flows in an open, honest, and candid way with peers, reports, and executives.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Draw on your consistent track record delivering sophisticated systems to collaborate closely across the systems engineering development life cycle. Build relationships with key customers, problem solve, and manage expectations from end-to-end. Advise at system for delivery of Client platform solutions.

  • Drive new initiatives to enhance strategy and strengthen competitive edge (power/performance/feature set competitiveness)
  • Schedule, identify, and drive dependencies for multiple, concurrent programs and manage resource gaps – execution excellence
  • Set direction and priorities to achieve program goals – predictable execution of portfolio of CPU/GPU/chipset products with full software/firmware integration
  • Build clarity and rally teams across functions and geographies
  • Engage technical depth and soft skills to read and adapt to people and situations
  • Infuse culture change while developing your team and growing team engagement
  • Hire, develop, mentor, and evaluate highly technical engineers
  • Facilitate direct and open communication, diversity of opinion and debate to achieve the best outcomes Preferred experience:
  • Previous management of PC client systems team or architecture team (responsibility for delivering major PC components through development and/or integration at system level – operating system, proto development of new CPU based platform, use of latest generation memory technologies, PCIe connectivity solutions, USB/SSD peripherals, variety of form factors (from 6W up to 300+ watts), integration of Silicon, FW, BIOS to deliver new experiences. Technical depth including proficiency with x86 Assembly, C, and C# and experience with relevant codebases and revision management software
  • Knowledge of x86 and/or ARM Architecture, PCIe interconnect up to Gen5, memory subsystem up to DDR5 and future, USB technology up to USB4 and future, display technology details, BIOS and FW architecture fundamentals, integration, working closely with customers (ODMs, OEMs) and partners (operating system vendors, application software vendors)
  • Product development and delivery experience, development/validation/debug methodologies for high effectiveness and efficiency, experience working with cross-geo engineering teams, ability to engage with teams on low level technical details

Academic Credentials: 

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related field; Master's degree preferred

 

Location:

Austin, TX

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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.

Chief Engineer

 

The Role:

As a senior engineering leader, you will advise a team delivering Ryzen and Radeon powered notebook, desktop & workstation system solutions. Develop strategies to maintain and increase advantage; anticipates future consequences and trends in the industry; seek change and innovation, champion new insights and initiatives and translate a vision into a legacy for the future of the organization.

 

  • Passion to provide leadership and management to a sophisticated engineering organization
  • Develop high-confidence execution plans to meet ambitious customer schedule requirements and maintain a strong customer-centric culture
  • Identify and foster top management relationships with direct customers
  • Manage engineering and governance process for outstanding results
  • Build and develop a diverse, growing team that delivers
  • Attract and retain top engineering leaders

The Person:

A high energy leader with strong discernment and inspirational qualities as a mentor, who creates a strong team environment in which people work together enthusiastically and cooperatively to deliver outstanding results. Foster excitement and accountability while also articulating a clear strategic vision persuasively both internally within the company and to external customers and partners.

The ideal candidate is curious and creative in applying technology for new ideas and new programs, the latest generation platforms, and cutting-edge products. Strong understanding of key components of the PC platform – microprocessor, instruction set architecture, PC architecture, peripherals, GPU, memory subsystem, display/codecs, Windows operating system fundamentals, BIOS and FW operation, power and performance tradeoffs, PC workloads (games, productivity apps, content creation apps etc.), understanding of PC eco-system (ODMs/OEMs, peripheral components, interoperability, form factors, signal integrity basics etc., ability to learn new upcoming technologies such as inference processing, advanced image processing, codec technologies etc.

 

Interpersonal Skills – Ability to communicate. Demonstrates outstanding integrity - Committed to open, direct, and constructive communication that flows in an open, honest, and candid way with peers, reports, and executives.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Draw on your consistent track record delivering sophisticated systems to collaborate closely across the systems engineering development life cycle. Build relationships with key customers, problem solve, and manage expectations from end-to-end. Advise at system for delivery of Client platform solutions.

  • Drive new initiatives to enhance strategy and strengthen competitive edge (power/performance/feature set competitiveness)
  • Schedule, identify, and drive dependencies for multiple, concurrent programs and manage resource gaps – execution excellence
  • Set direction and priorities to achieve program goals – predictable execution of portfolio of CPU/GPU/chipset products with full software/firmware integration
  • Build clarity and rally teams across functions and geographies
  • Engage technical depth and soft skills to read and adapt to people and situations
  • Infuse culture change while developing your team and growing team engagement
  • Hire, develop, mentor, and evaluate highly technical engineers
  • Facilitate direct and open communication, diversity of opinion and debate to achieve the best outcomes Preferred experience:
  • Previous management of PC client systems team or architecture team (responsibility for delivering major PC components through development and/or integration at system level – operating system, proto development of new CPU based platform, use of latest generation memory technologies, PCIe connectivity solutions, USB/SSD peripherals, variety of form factors (from 6W up to 300+ watts), integration of Silicon, FW, BIOS to deliver new experiences. Technical depth including proficiency with x86 Assembly, C, and C# and experience with relevant codebases and revision management software
  • Knowledge of x86 and/or ARM Architecture, PCIe interconnect up to Gen5, memory subsystem up to DDR5 and future, USB technology up to USB4 and future, display technology details, BIOS and FW architecture fundamentals, integration, working closely with customers (ODMs, OEMs) and partners (operating system vendors, application software vendors)
  • Product development and delivery experience, development/validation/debug methodologies for high effectiveness and efficiency, experience working with cross-geo engineering teams, ability to engage with teams on low level technical details

Academic Credentials: 

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related field; Master's degree preferred

 

Location:

Austin, TX

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