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Sr. Manager, Compensation



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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  • You will be accountable in the development, implementation, and maintenance of global compensation programs and initiatives, ensuring consistency with AMD’s compensation philosophy and alignment with overall strategic objectives.
  • As part of a highly collaborative team, you will provide consultative support to HR team members and business leaders across the organization to ensure that our pay programs attract and retain top talent, reinforce our values, and drive a high-performance culture.



  • You are a top-tier professional with experience supporting compensation initiatives in a global organization and can resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways.
  • You have an exceptional ability to grasp complex analytics to influence critical business decisions.
  • In addition, to a keen attention to detail, you interpret sophisticated data and draw conclusions from it.
  • You understand the value of working in a collaborative environment to get to the best solution for your customers.
  • You have a strong work ethic and drive execution excellence.
  • Your ability to communicate optimally in both writing and verbally, coupled with outstanding project management skills will put you in good stead at AMD.



  • Partnership with HR business partners to serve as a compensation subject matter expert supporting engineering functions.
  • Provide strategic consultative expertise for compensation reviews, benchmarking, and problem-solving in support of the company’s overall corporate compensation program.
  • Provide support of annual compensation programs, such as bonus, focal (merit/promotion/LTI), and market pricing.
  • Serve as a strong program manager to execute annual compensation programs.
  • Research and analyze global market data, salary surveys, and compensation trends to drive creative programs.
  • Actively conduct complicated data analysis, interpret results, present findings, and recommend changes as needed to build internal process documentation and recommend improvements to existing processes and procedures.
  • Partner with HRBP partners to provide appropriate guidance and interpretation of policies and guidelines.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to ensure data and system readiness to deliver annual compensation cycles.
  • Builds strong working relationships with various cross-functional groups/stakeholders to understand customer needs and deliver exceptional customer service.



  • Progressive years of experience in compensation role supporting a global workforce at a senior level.
  • Experience using Radford salary surveys and tools.
  • Quantitative analysis skills and a solid understanding of statistical analysis is useful.


Bachelor’s degree in HR or Business-related experience.



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.


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