Software Program Management In Gaming/Workstation


Software Program Management In Gaming/Workstation Job Brief

We have a job vacancy of Software Program Management In Gaming/Workstation in our company, AMD. This vacancy is based in Markham ON. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Software Program Management In Gaming/Workstation Job
Company: AMD
Work Type: Full Time
City of work: Markham ON
URL Expiry: 2023-01-20
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Software Program Management In Gaming/Workstation Job Detail


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_


1 Commerce Valley Dr E, Thornhill, ON L3T 7X6

HYBRID: This is a hybrid role (remote & in-office) as the hiring team will require the student to come to the Markham office approximately 2 to 3 days a week. COVID-19 protocols are being strictly followed.

Program Term

This role is a 12-month position

1, – 26, 2024

About the Department:

The Software Program Management Team supports the delivery of the next generation of AMD Gaming Radeon Technology Products as well as our Cloud & Virtualization software into the Data Center to enable our key Cloud Software Partners! Our Team focuses on on-time delivery of software that supports AMD’s Products and new technologies. We plan schedule and resourcing, execute and monitor Programs in accordance to the software development lifecycle, provide status reporting, and actuals to stakeholders and key decision-makers.

Job purpose:

This role will own delivering the required Software Drivers to support the New Product Introduction (NPI) of the next Generation AMD Radeon Gaming and Workstation products, and/or focus on delivering the SW required to enable our leading Cloud partners! You will support complex software development, plan its deliverables and then track its execution all the way until Launch. Under your Program Manager’s mentorship, you will work with talented and creative Software Engineers to create the future of Gaming, Workstation and Cloud SW!

Key Responsibilities:

Scope technical feasibility of new Products by clarifying and analyzing requirements with SW Architects, Technical Leads and SW Engineers

Work with SW Functional PMs to translate the Technical requirements into SW Functional Specification and decompose the work

Build a SW program schedule by considering various Driver and SW Stack component dependencies, negotiate and create a Staffing Plan that supports the schedule

Support SW Technical Leads and key Engineers to drive technical innovations in pre-Silicon verification using a variety of validation tools

Track Features Enablement progress by comparing the actual progress against the plan

Report Progress weekly to SW Management and drive corrective actions when required.

Drive Driver quality with respective SW Teams to achieve zero defects in production code

What you gain:

Working with the latest technologies, Gaming and Workstation Products, as well as Microsoft Project, Jama, JIRA and Confluence

Visibility into sound Program Management methodologies, software engineering practices and processes, organizational and teamwork/behavior, effective collaboration, and communication

Understanding the NPI Product Life Cycle from Concept to Production

International experience working with global AMDers across the globe

Experience in cross-functional Core Team settings, supporting Core Team PM and work with HW Teams, Diagnostics and Manufacturing to complexity of AMD NPI Products!

Skills and Experience Requirements


Engineering background, preference in Electrical or Computer Engineering

Combination of strong Technical background with interest in Program/Project Management

Strong understanding of Computer architecture with exposure to Device Drivers, Firmware, Graphics technology

Experience with Microsoft Project or other planning tool an asset

Experience with JIRA, Confluence and MS Teams an asset


Mindset for project management and software development lifecycles and processes

Good understanding of requirements management, documentation management, and defect management

ability to grasp concepts during discussions and turn minutes into action items

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

Understanding of the semi-conductor market and experience in its respective technical customer support an asset

Preferred Disciplines:

Computer or Electrical Engineering

Management Science option as asset

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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