Sr. Program Manager

Apr 25, 2024
Markham, Canada
... 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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SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER 

 

THE ROLE: 

In this high-profile role, you will have great exposure to all the latest technologies in the computer graphics industry. As a Senior Program Manager in the Software QA, Client APU team, you will manage and deliver Client's full range of product roadmap commitments from feasibility to completion of the programs, planning and coordinating SW validation of CPU/APU programs. The individual is expected to supervise all aspects of the project, and to work directly with Business, Engineering organizations, and other stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient execution of AMD’s APU programs, meeting scope, quality objectives, and customer needs.

 

THE PERSON: 

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

 

You will also take ownership of issues and approach challenges relentlessly with both critical thinking and creativity - We want someone who will lead and influence the team with solid communication and collaboration skills.  You drive clarity and organization in chaotic situations and comfortably prioritize a dynamic set of tasks and responsibilities. 

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Ownership of successful APU program delivery within POR schedule, budget, and resources
  • Define, plan, and drive engineering programs in collaboration with senior technical guidance
  • Provide program management leadership to technical teams spanning multiple disciplines/geographies
  • Key liaison between validation team and other stakeholders on all matters pertaining to successful project execution
  • Capture and assess program requirements, and scope Software QA effort in alignment with business objective
  • Create and maintain project management artifacts such as schedule, resource bookings and resource forecast, risk and issues logs 
  • Responsible for crafting formal artifacts including Validation Test Strategy, Validation Plan of Record, and test alignment for the deliverables
  • Review and clarify Software specification and requirement from SW architect/development teams, and work with Test content owners on crafting test contents for new features
  • Ability to identify and prevent risk in early phase, and put together mitigation plan to address any concerns to bring project back on track
  • Outstanding presentation skill, be able to provide regular program readout for test validation status, and to deliver clear and concise executive summary to senior management/executives
  • Collaborate in problem solving and mitigating risks with Business Units, Engineering, Program/Project Management, and Senior Leadership.
  • Work closely with development team to debug and triage software issues, and perform code reviews
  • Collect, analyze, organize and publish work performance data via dashboards and recurring status reports
  • Conduct Program exit review with external teams, all stakeholders, and executives regarding quality of program
  • A successful candidate will drive various cross functional initiatives/innovation, also explore opportunities to improve for overall workflow, entrance and exit criteria of future projects

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of the principles of project management and can apply them effectively on small to large size projects 
  • Strong software development, debugging and test automation knowledge; demonstrated understanding of SW QA process & methodology
  • Solid understanding of, or interest in PC Graphics(Computer displays, HDTV, VR), on-line and off-line multimedia content streaming/playback, file transcoding, 3D graphics concepts, DirectX and / or OpenGL, 3D/VR gaming, and game engine technologies
  • Possess technical capacity to fully understand SW features implementation
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills – experience on executive readout/briefing
  • Outstanding in analytical, problem solving, and risk management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of software testing techniques and methodologies, debugging and programming knowledge
  • Familiarity with industry standard project and defects management tools, such as Jira and Confluence
  • Strong self-motivator, with a sense of urgency when needed and strong crisis management skills
  • Be able to work in fast-paced and dynamic environment

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor in Computer Engineering/ Computer Science, or equivalent degree
  • Hands on Program Management experience in handling Software project delivery; Technical Project Management experience is a big bonus.
  • PMP Course Completion and other specialized certification/ education in Program Management is a plus.

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Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

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.

Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

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.

SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER 

 

THE ROLE: 

In this high-profile role, you will have great exposure to all the latest technologies in the computer graphics industry. As a Senior Program Manager in the Software QA, Client APU team, you will manage and deliver Client's full range of product roadmap commitments from feasibility to completion of the programs, planning and coordinating SW validation of CPU/APU programs. The individual is expected to supervise all aspects of the project, and to work directly with Business, Engineering organizations, and other stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient execution of AMD’s APU programs, meeting scope, quality objectives, and customer needs.

 

THE PERSON: 

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

 

You will also take ownership of issues and approach challenges relentlessly with both critical thinking and creativity - We want someone who will lead and influence the team with solid communication and collaboration skills.  You drive clarity and organization in chaotic situations and comfortably prioritize a dynamic set of tasks and responsibilities. 

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Ownership of successful APU program delivery within POR schedule, budget, and resources
  • Define, plan, and drive engineering programs in collaboration with senior technical guidance
  • Provide program management leadership to technical teams spanning multiple disciplines/geographies
  • Key liaison between validation team and other stakeholders on all matters pertaining to successful project execution
  • Capture and assess program requirements, and scope Software QA effort in alignment with business objective
  • Create and maintain project management artifacts such as schedule, resource bookings and resource forecast, risk and issues logs 
  • Responsible for crafting formal artifacts including Validation Test Strategy, Validation Plan of Record, and test alignment for the deliverables
  • Review and clarify Software specification and requirement from SW architect/development teams, and work with Test content owners on crafting test contents for new features
  • Ability to identify and prevent risk in early phase, and put together mitigation plan to address any concerns to bring project back on track
  • Outstanding presentation skill, be able to provide regular program readout for test validation status, and to deliver clear and concise executive summary to senior management/executives
  • Collaborate in problem solving and mitigating risks with Business Units, Engineering, Program/Project Management, and Senior Leadership.
  • Work closely with development team to debug and triage software issues, and perform code reviews
  • Collect, analyze, organize and publish work performance data via dashboards and recurring status reports
  • Conduct Program exit review with external teams, all stakeholders, and executives regarding quality of program
  • A successful candidate will drive various cross functional initiatives/innovation, also explore opportunities to improve for overall workflow, entrance and exit criteria of future projects

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of the principles of project management and can apply them effectively on small to large size projects 
  • Strong software development, debugging and test automation knowledge; demonstrated understanding of SW QA process & methodology
  • Solid understanding of, or interest in PC Graphics(Computer displays, HDTV, VR), on-line and off-line multimedia content streaming/playback, file transcoding, 3D graphics concepts, DirectX and / or OpenGL, 3D/VR gaming, and game engine technologies
  • Possess technical capacity to fully understand SW features implementation
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills – experience on executive readout/briefing
  • Outstanding in analytical, problem solving, and risk management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of software testing techniques and methodologies, debugging and programming knowledge
  • Familiarity with industry standard project and defects management tools, such as Jira and Confluence
  • Strong self-motivator, with a sense of urgency when needed and strong crisis management skills
  • Be able to work in fast-paced and dynamic environment

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelor in Computer Engineering/ Computer Science, or equivalent degree
  • Hands on Program Management experience in handling Software project delivery; Technical Project Management experience is a big bonus.
  • PMP Course Completion and other specialized certification/ education in Program Management is a plus.

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