Sr. Program Manager

Apr 24, 2024
Folsom, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work


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We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives. 

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THE ROLE: 

In this high-profile role, you will be the overall program leader for key engineering initiatives from concept to execution. You will work across all of engineering and business to meet overall initiative and/or product objectives.  

 

THE PERSON: 

The right candidate will have solid knowledge of technical program management, an outstanding track record of delivering sophisticated software/hardware programs, you will also drive a schedule for business planning towards growth that align to business strategy. 

 

  • Able to communicate concepts and processes with stakeholders. 
  • Analytical, self-motivated, organized, detailed-oriented and results-oriented. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with multiple people and teams, ability to communicate progress to team members on a regular basis. 
  • Experience working in a high-pressure environment and competing priorities and tight turnaround times. 
  • Ability to grasp concepts during discussions and turn minutes into action items. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Defines, plans and drives projects and program plans based on management and senior technical guidance. 
  • Scope technical feasibility of new Products by clarifying and analyzing requirements with SW/HW Architects, Technical Leads and Engineers 
  • Develop program schedule by considering various Driver, SW Stack components and HW/FW dependencies, negotiate and create a staffing plan that supports the schedule. 
  • Building, creating, and maintaining a well-developed, managed and executed program plan is critical. 
  • You will establish formal program management artifacts including a plan of record, statements of work, project/program timelines, budget, scope, performance, and quality KPIs.   
  • Excellence in resource planning is necessary. 
  • The successful candidate must also plan for risks in the development path, identify prevention methods, and address them to save on engineering costs. 
  • Being comfortable working with senior executives is a hard requirement. You must address the needs and requirements called upon from AMD's Engineering, Product Management and Customer Engineering organizations. 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Good understanding of requirements management, documentation management, and defect management 
  • Engineering background preferred. 
  • Experience with Microsoft ProjectJIRA, Confluence and Excel is an asset. 
  • Experience with Agile methodology. 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in computer engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering 
  • Formal Project Management education, PMP certified preferred. 

 

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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.

THE ROLE: 

In this high-profile role, you will be the overall program leader for key engineering initiatives from concept to execution. You will work across all of engineering and business to meet overall initiative and/or product objectives.  

 

THE PERSON: 

The right candidate will have solid knowledge of technical program management, an outstanding track record of delivering sophisticated software/hardware programs, you will also drive a schedule for business planning towards growth that align to business strategy. 

 

  • Able to communicate concepts and processes with stakeholders. 
  • Analytical, self-motivated, organized, detailed-oriented and results-oriented. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with multiple people and teams, ability to communicate progress to team members on a regular basis. 
  • Experience working in a high-pressure environment and competing priorities and tight turnaround times. 
  • Ability to grasp concepts during discussions and turn minutes into action items. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Defines, plans and drives projects and program plans based on management and senior technical guidance. 
  • Scope technical feasibility of new Products by clarifying and analyzing requirements with SW/HW Architects, Technical Leads and Engineers 
  • Develop program schedule by considering various Driver, SW Stack components and HW/FW dependencies, negotiate and create a staffing plan that supports the schedule. 
  • Building, creating, and maintaining a well-developed, managed and executed program plan is critical. 
  • You will establish formal program management artifacts including a plan of record, statements of work, project/program timelines, budget, scope, performance, and quality KPIs.   
  • Excellence in resource planning is necessary. 
  • The successful candidate must also plan for risks in the development path, identify prevention methods, and address them to save on engineering costs. 
  • Being comfortable working with senior executives is a hard requirement. You must address the needs and requirements called upon from AMD's Engineering, Product Management and Customer Engineering organizations. 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Good understanding of requirements management, documentation management, and defect management 
  • Engineering background preferred. 
  • Experience with Microsoft ProjectJIRA, Confluence and Excel is an asset. 
  • Experience with Agile methodology. 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in computer engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering 
  • Formal Project Management education, PMP certified preferred. 

 

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#LI-Hybrid

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