AI GPU Hip runtime Program Manager

February 22 2024
Categories Data analyst, BI, Mining, AI, Project management
Markham, ON • Full time

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.

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As the Program Manager in AI GPU Software team, you will drive end-to-end delivery of leading-edge technology in high performance GPU-accelerated compute and machine learning for the Radeon Open Compute software and Radeon Adrenalin Software stacks. You will learn about how the power of open-source software can be applied to solve real-world problems. You will interact with product management, customers, software and hardware engineering teams, quality assurance and operations in a new and growing team.


The successful candidate in this role will be a self-starter, upbeat, quick learner who is passionate about new technology in addition to being results-oriented and able to get things done. They will be able to resolve ambiguity and adapt to changes in a dynamic environment. Drawing on their engineering background and proven experience in delivering software, the ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator who can engage with key partners at all levels, from driving technical discussions to leading executive program reviews.


  • Define, plan and drive projects and program plans based on management and senior technical guidance
  • Scope technical feasibility of new Products/Features by clarifying and analyzing requirements with SW/HW Architects, Technical Leads and SW Engineers
  • Develop SW program schedule by considering various Driver, SW Stack components and HW/FW dependencies, negotiate and create a Staffing Plan that supports the schedule
  • Participate in the development of project plans and schedules; to develop and improve processes for project tracking and risk mitigation
  • Delivering on all assigned program commitments from inception through execution within POR schedule, budget, and scope
  • Acting as a key liaison between development team and other stakeholders on all matters pertaining to successful project execution
  • Ownership of resource tracking, status reporting and issue messaging to key stakeholders, including senior executives and customers.
  • Prepare and deliver project status updates and reviews to key internal stakeholders
  • Dive deep into technical aspects of the program: help drive details in compiler, runtime, and tools software development teams.
  • Lead across several functional organizations, including business units, other engineering organizations, and finance/operations.
  • Working hand-in-hand with engineering counterparts across the global sites to plan/align operational efficiencies
  • Collect, analyze, organize and publish work performance data via dashboards and recurring status reports
  • Strong self-motivator, with a sense of urgency when needed and strong crisis management skills


  • Project & Program Management experience in dynamic and competitive industry, particularly within Software Development
  • Good presentation and leadership skills; with ability to lead technical discussions
  • Experience in leading sophisticated, interrelated projects, programs, and functions
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Strong social skills; great teammate with a dedication to meeting deadlines and an aptitude to thrive in a fast-moving multi-tasking environment
  • Flexible working schedule to manage global program execution team (Asia and North America emphasis)
  • Knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) such as Program Increments, Lean, Kanban
  • Experience using tools such as JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Project 2019, Jenkins & Robot Frameworks
  • Experience working with customers is an asset
  • Experience program running Linux and Windows based products is a plus.
  • Experience in delivering software for new hardware products and GPUs is an advantage
  • Experience in High Performance Computing is preferred
  • Experience in Virtualization frameworks (Linux KVM, etc.) is desired
  • Software development experience
  • PMP certification is highly desirable, but not required


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering is desired


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.

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