IBM POWER microprocessor Physical Design Manager in AUSTIN, Texas

POWER systems is changing the world. POWER systems is the foundation of Watson and cognitive computing. As Watson's platform of choice, POWER systems deliver differentiated performance and capabilities which Watson exploits to deliver a unique solution to the industry via stand alone products or part of the API economy in BlueMix PaaS and SoftLayer Cloud IaaS. POWER microprocessors enable all of this and we're continuing to innovate to deliver additional capabilities on future designs which will lead the industry in computing and delivering unique solutions to emerging applications and workloads. Hundreds of patents are filed each year by the POWER microprocessor chip team. The POWER microprocessor chip team are recognized experts in the industry delivering many firsts to the industry. The candidate will be a managing one of the development team departments responsible for delivering the processor and have the opportunity to lead in some of our key development tasks. Responsibilities:

  • Manage a microprocessor team department to deliver an innovative high performance high quality design supporting IBM business goals

  • Drive continuous transformation embracing new ideas aligned with business value and drive a high team performance culture

  • Deliver a high quality product from prototype hardware to product launch by driving early product evaluation activity and drive AGILE practices

  • Lead and coordinate various teams and workgroups throughout the design and product delivery process to ultimately deliver high quality products

  • Innovate in various aspects of product development and delivery, especially in design and development processes and continual improvement

  • Partner with key product stakeholders inside and outside the immediate organization

  • Capture and report status to development team leadership

  • Perform personnel management activities including coaching/mentoring, hiring decisions, raises/promotions and performance reviews of direct reports

  • Build and grow the team through active mentoring of the current team and also recruiting top talent

  • At least 2 years experience in hardware or software development management and/or team leadership

  • At least 5 years experience in hardware or software development experience in microprocessors, servers, systems, system software stack, or applications

  • Background in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

  • English: Fluent