1+ months

Director, Chief Engineer and Program Management, Server and Data Center

Advanced Micro Devices

What you do at AMD changes everything

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the extra mile to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Director, Chief Engineer and Program Management, Server and Data Center

The Role
The candidate should be a proven leader, be able create and maintain a working cross functional team and manage in a matrixed environment. A successful candidate must have exceptional verbal, as well as written, communication skills. In addition, the role requires outstanding people management skills to lead, motivate, and guide world class engineers.

Candidate Requirements

The candidate must have a BS or MSEE degree and a minimum of 12-15 years of relevant working experience in new product development from a design, platform, product and/or program management discipline. The candidate should have experience both as a technical lead as well as a project manager. The candidate must also have a strong understanding of the general silicon engineering process (preferably CPU or APU), from concept to tape-out to production. Furthermore, the candidate should have experience with driving a multi-site and multi-disciplined engineering program.

Additional requirements:

- Technical depth across multiple engineering disciplines to drive decisions and resolution

- Ability to scope a program end to end
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Ability to structure and execute complex analysis, draw insights, and communicate summary findings/recommendations to senior management and AMD customers
- Ability to network, build relationships, and drive effective decision-making across multiple functions and levels within the organization
- Highly organized, able to prioritize, and juggle multiple work streams to tight deadlines


Chief Engineer for Server CPU program. Program execution from concept to product delivery. Works across Engineering and Business teams to meet overall product objectives. Leads the program core team that is composed of:

  • Design, technology, supply chain, platform, product, software, ecosystem, quality and business functions.

Responsible to Server staff and reports out regularly on status, decisions, issues, etc during execution.

The Server Chief Engineer owns the following:

  1. Delivering on all program commitments from concept exit to production
  2. Program-level definition in concert with Business Teams
    1. Responsible for vetting or rejecting new business asks and sanctions scoping proposed or agreed upon changes by the core team
    2. Owns driving core team to consensus on technical decisions that impact bounding box
  3. Hitting cost, schedule, committed features, power, performance
  4. Delivering overall messaging of status/issues to key internal/ external stakeholders and customers
  5. Tailors the roles of each core team member according to the needs of the program including defining cross functional ownership, and managing effective performance of the core team, and managing the membership to achieve program objectives,

Key deliverables:
- All aspects of the program, in alignment with the customer and Business Division objectives


  • Austin, Santa Clara


Requisition Number:132802
Country:United StatesState:CaliforniaCity:Santa Clara
Job Function:Other Engineering

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of 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. Please click here <>for more information.


Posted: 2022-01-10 Expires: 2022-09-07

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