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Engineering Program Manager

Company: Advanced Micro Devices , Inc.
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:


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. This is who we are at our best. One Company. One Team.

AMD together we advance_

BIOS Engineering Program Manager


Technical program manager role is responsible for leading program level BIOS deliverables and related dependencies, ensuring firmware dedication delivery on schedule for next generation AMD Server products.


The ideal candidate has been responsible for the delivery of programs from Concept through Customer Ship, working with large, matrixed teams to plan and execute system level products. You will understand the technical challenges in the interaction of silicon, software and board elements on next generation computing system solutions. You are energized by working in a fast-paced technical organization across multiple sites, with multifaceted product requirements.


  • Responsible for leading program level BIOS deliverables and related dependencies, ensuring firmware commitment delivery on schedule from emulation through end of life.
  • Responsibilities include defining and leading key product deliverables/schedules and driving cross functional activities to achieve high quality deliverables to internal teams as well as customers.
  • Primary contact for firmware deliverables and issue status for AMD internal teams.
  • Foster relationship with program, development, QA and validation teams, while leading expectations of internal and external teams.
  • Advocate strong process discipline for firmware release sampling, silicon release sampling, firmware issue tracking and operational firmware processes.
  • Align with AMD cross-functional teams (Design, Platform, Validation & QA, Customer Teams, and Firmware Development) on requirements, schedules, and deliverables, as well as communicating same.
  • Coordinate hardware and silicon sampling ordering to meet committed BIOS/firmware deliverables.
  • Maintain awareness of, and provide status reports on firmware readiness, status and key issues.
  • Identify program risks and coordinate with firmware management on mitigation plans.
  • Commit to the highest levels of internal and external customer happiness.
  • Initiates significant changes to existing processes and methods to improve project and team efficiencies. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
    • Experience in areas of datacenter system design, software development, and validation
    • Experience in the computing industry, at the OEM, ODM, or technology provider level.
    • Experience managing and delivering programs.
    • Experience leading cross-functional and cross-regional teams to deliver program goals.
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Results driven.
    • Highly organized, strong attention to detail, able to prioritize, and balance multiple work streams to tight deadlines.
    • Deals efficiently with people in tense situations and confronts and resolves conflicts efficiently.
    • Ability to network quickly and independently to align resources towards a common goal.
    • Ensures that project goals and project objectives are met.
    • Makes decisions or takes actions that move items to closure without divisiveness.
    • PMP certification a plus, but not required
    • BIOS and UEFI knowledge a plus, but not required


      -Bachelor's degree (or higher) in electrical, computer engineering, or computer science strongly preferred

      -Project management experience in a manufacturing test environment

      -Skilled in MS Office & MS Project tool suites, Confluence, MS SharePoint


      Austin Texas


      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.

Keywords: Advanced Micro Devices , Inc., Austin , Engineering Program Manager, Engineering , Austin, Texas

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