Director Information Security at AMD

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Director Information Security
Austin, Texas



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. 

AMD together we advance_


Information Security Director, Enterprise Security Architect will be responsible for working with AMD’s business units and project teams to design and support implementation of effective security strategies and solutions to secure the business. 


The Director will provide guidance and expertise to ensure alignment with AMD security policies, business risk tolerance and industry best practices.  He/she will be responsible for liaising between business and project teams, IT and Information Security Teams to promote adoption of enterprise security solutions and processes. 

The Director will lead a team of Enterprise Security Architects that collaborate with the business to identify, evaluate and assess risk and design appropriate mitigations to enable secure business execution and time to market.


  • Lead AMD’s Enterprise Security Architecture practice, support the design and implementation of AMD’s Enterprise Security Strategy across on-premises and cloud environments. 
  • Provide security architecture requirements to mature enterprise security solutions.
  • Improve security posture by designing and supporting the implementation of cutting-edge security architectures for on-premises and cloud environments.
  • Develop company-wide security policies and standards aligned to business strategy, IT goals and industry best practices, support technical implementation of policy requirements with IT, Enterprise Security and Business Teams.
  • Lead Business Information Security Officer program to enable executive security awareness and risk mitigation across the enterprise.
  • Advance AMD’s Security Assessment and Penetration Strategy and practice, prioritizing critical applications, developing mitigation strategies, and driving remediation of security findings with business and IT stakeholders.
  • Incorporate lessons learned and identified deficiencies from Security Assessments and Penetration testing activities into Enterprise Security Strategy, Roadmap and technical architectures to mature security capabilities for coverage and effectiveness.
  • Develop and implement an AI security strategy, AI security controls framework and AI red-teaming methodology and build out an end-to end AI red teaming capability for conducting security assessments of AMD’s AI technologies.
  • Review AMD’s use and development of AI solutions to ensure secure adoption in accordance with NIST AI Risk Management Framework, AMD policies and standards.
  • Influence business processes by advocating for security measures that mitigate risk and promote a secure environment.
  • Provide business context to emerging security threats, tactics, and techniques to drive user awareness and diligence.
  • Support business and technology owners in identifying potential security threats to AMD systems and data to determine appropriate security measures.
  • Advise on system security designs and controls and recommend security enhancements based on identified gaps in security architecture.
  • Lead executive-level security communications and presentations.
  • Build and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships and trust with key stakeholders across business units and corporate areas.
  • Lead and mentor team of Enterprise Security Architects.
  • Proficient in Access Management and Privilege Access Management principles and best practices.


  • Extensive experience as an Enterprise Security Architect, Security Solution Architect, or Information Security Consultant, 5 years in a progressive leadership role
  • Experience in high technology industry, technology engineering, or semi-conductor is preferable. 
  • CISSP/CCSP/CCSK certification or equivalent, security specialization certifications preferred.
  • Must have a specialization in 1-2 cyber domains with a broad understanding of other areas.
  • Must be familiar with cloud-based enterprise security technologies.
  • Problem solving ability and strong analytical skills.
  • Must maintain knowledge of latest security, technology trends and predictions.
  • Able to effectively communicate, interact and influence business stakeholders.
  • Ability to deliver innovative solutions and consistently demonstrate business-focused outcomes.
  • Have working knowledge of information security and risk frameworks/standards (i.e. ISO 27001/2, NIST SP 800-53, NIST CSF, NIST AI RMF)
  • Possess strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to adapt information based on the audience.
  • Recognize and communicate potential security risks in a timely manner.
  • Be highly organized and self-reliant, with the ability to multi-task.


  • Have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Information Technology, Information Systems Management, Computer Science or related field.


Austin, TX or San Jose, CA





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.


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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