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Operations Specialist- 118141

Advanced Micro Devices inc.

This is a Contract position in Markham, ON posted January 2, 2022.

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.



Operations Specialist  



The Role:

The AMD Radeon Technologies Group is seeking an Operations Specialist within its Software Engineering organization.

As part of the Software Engineering Operations team, you will be a key contributor to the smooth operation of the day-to-day activities, as well as ensuring that financial, staffing, and corporate objectives and initiatives are successfully achieved.


The Person:

You will be a key contributor to capital expenditures and outside services management, planning, forecasting, and reporting, project/program costing and forecasting, and staffing long range planning activities. You will interact with Software Engineering management, development and validation teams, business units and other program and resource management functions, including corporate reporting and budgeting teams. You will participate and represent our team in communications with internal and external forums and will be engaged in reporting on resource and budget statuses to executive management.

Responsibilities will continually evolve, and the successful candidate must have a desire to constantly learn and grow within the role.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and negotiate outside services budgets with the teams and track spending, including monthly and quarterly reconciliation.
  • Manage and negotiate capital expenses budgets with the teams and track spending, including monthly and quarterly reconciliation.
  • Solicit monthly resource allocation forecasts from teams and review validity of submitted data.
  • Complete quarterly labour and non-labour forecasting and actuals spend reports (project based accounting).
  • Prepare project/program cost analysis based on actual and forecast costs as requested by program management and senior leadership.
  • Create an employee resource management system based on MS Project.
  • Create a program/project costing model based on historical data.
  • Request, prepare, and analyze staffing Long Range Planning (LRP) data.
  • Review existing processes for efficiency and improvement.


Skills and Experience:

  • 5 – 10 years operations, business analysis, project management experience in complex project & program management organization in the semiconductor industry.
  • Excellent analytical skills. High degree of proficiency with MS Excel, MS Project, MS Project Server, MS Powerpoint, MS Power BI. Experience with MS Sharepoint is an asset.
  • Advanced interpersonal and collaborative skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to identify process gaps and propose solutions, and to create progress dashboard and visualize project plan for executive audience.
  • Self-starter and proven track record of getting results in a large matrixed organization.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate cross functionally and work with global teams.
  • Proactively involves others in planning, decision making and implementation efforts.
  • Fosters collaborative and friendly environment.
  • Ability to drive multiple strategic operational programs, can multi-task effectively and handle dynamic priorities.
  • Flexible on assignment of responsibilities.
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to grow within the role in terms of scope and responsibilities.


Academic Credentials:

  • Engineering, Business, or Finance degree is required.
  • PMP certification is an asset.



  • Markham, Ontario, Canada


Requisition Number: 118141 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:General Management


AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.