Sr. Manager Thermal/Mechanical Engineering Datacenter GPU and Accelerated Processing -80947

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.
 

Senior Manager Thermal/Mechanical Engineering Datacenter GPU and Accelerated Processing

 

THE ROLE:

As the Senior Manager/PMTS, Thermal/Mechanical Engineering in the Datacenter and GPU Accelerated Processing Division, you will be responsible for the thermal technology, architecture, design, and development for AMD products in this expanding and strategic market for AMD.  In addition, you will also drive the mechanical design of these products at a module, card, and system-level.  To accomplish these developments you will interact with other key engineering teams such as silicon design, packaging, platform validation, and manufacturing and leaders within AMD, customers, and partners.

 

THE PERSON:

The Senior Manager/PMTS of Thermal/Mechanical Engineering will have excellent communication skills, planning skills, technical expertise, is a team player, possesses broad managerial/technical leadership skills` and critical problem solving and troubleshooting skills, is a self-starter, and is well organized. They will be market savvy and comfortable in a multi-tasking environment.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Senior Manager/Principal Member of Technical Staff of Thermal/Mechanical Engineering will be responsible for developing and leading a small, but highly focused global engineering team based in Austin, Texas. The successful candidate will have a thermal silicon/system development background and work as part of a global team in delivering commercially-viable products (silicon to systems) to the marketplace in a timely and cost-effective manner.

 

The Senior Manager/PMTS will manage work assignments and coordinate results cross-functionally, and globally, responsible for building and motivating a high-performance team as well as developing key relationships with OEM/ODM customers.  In addition, at a technical-level, the person will be able to direct technical work within the team as well as mentor and develop employees within the team.   The position includes focusing on the technology development and productization of thermal architecture and features, packaging technologies, production test thermal control, and system-level cooling technologies for AMD’s products.  Specific pre-silicon work would include activities such as thermal feature/architecture definition and design, thermal simulation and modeling, thermal package technology development, and system development for target AMD markets.  Specific post-silicon work includes test planning, test creation, characterization, data analysis, debug of thermal control and measurement features in leading edge process technologies, customer/reference system thermal design and characterization, and optimization of thermal control/power management features.  This role requires considerable use of initiative and independent judgment.

 

The selected candidate will have the ability to ‘influence’ and effectively communicate their vision throughout the organization. They will be a driver of continuous improvement and new ways of thinking by promoting new ideas/perspectives around thermal design, architectures, and product definition.

 

                                    The following defines successful performance criteria for the position:

  • Commercialization – The Senior Manager/PMTS of Thermal/Mechanical Engineering will bring together hardware, software, product development and manufacturing activities to deliver commercially-viable products/platforms to the marketplace in a timely and cost-effective manner.  The position will drive engineering work that spans abroad timeline from innovative technology development to productization.
  • Engineering Management – This individual will lead a highly technical team in a ‘hands-on’ manner to execute the product development plan, including regularly reviewing progress, adjusting resource usage, pro-actively managing employee performance, and recommending initiation of new process improvements.
  • Technology Roadmap/ Product Development Plan – The role will be expected to review, summarize, and regularly update the technology roadmap and product development execution plan for the team as well as the budget of the group in concert with the program management resources within the organization.
  • Continuous Improvement – The role will be expected to constantly drive process improvements while executing fast time-to-market on products.  Key metrics will show progress and enable the setting of targets.  Performance metrics and process improvements will be utilized to drive continuous improvements
  • Recruiting – The successful candidate will be responsible for recruiting and hiring engineering and technical staff to help grow and formalize his/her organizational effectiveness.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

The Senior Manager/ PMTS of thermal/mechanical engineering must have demonstrated the ability to be a constant force for innovation and improvement throughout their career. The successful candidate must have experience leading senior-level engineers and will play a pivotal role in empowering and strengthening the core values of this team. Our selected candidate will use his/her proven leadership and architecture skills to ensure the engineering team continuously innovates, uses ‘best practices’ and adds value for its customers.

 

Critical Experiences & Competencies for Success:

  • Management/technical Leadership Experience - At least ten years (10+) of progressive management or technical subject matter leadership experience in a large, fast-paced environment. Other experiences should include demonstrated accomplishments in growing, mentoring junior engineers, providing technical and career guidance, and ultimately building fully functional leadership teams. Project management of multiple technically diverse programs in parallel is required.
  • Technical Experience - Solid understanding of heat transfer and fluid mechanics. Semiconductor device physics knowledge is a plus. The selected candidates should understand and be proficient in the development of thermal solutions at the silicon, package, and system-level for semi-conductor products; data analysis and characterization, optimization of thermal control and packaging for increased quality and cost improvement, development of thermal measurement and management techniques, development of on-die thermal measurement circuits, and thermal analysis of high-end semiconductor products such as microprocessors.   Additional desired skill-sets include: Java/ Perl/ C++/ Python/ Labview coding skills, Unix proficiency, modern computer architecture knowledge, ATE test program knowledge, system or ATE level thermal analysis and characterization, thermal simulation experience, Flotherm, ANSYS/Icepak, and Matlab proficiency, working knowledge of statistical analysis, understanding of thermodynamics.
  • Business Acumen -AMD’s business is a challenging mix of leading-edge technology and extremely competitive business conditions.  This person will be a technologist first but will have the business intellect and aptitude needed to facilitate making difficult resource and program decisions that properly balance the business potential and technical challenges.
  • Strategic Thinking -   The decisions made by this position will have a long term impact on the capability and competitiveness of the organization.  As a result, this person must be skilled at defining and implementing strategies in a dynamic, high-tech business environment that involves significant uncertainty, difficult competition, and potential for new entrants.
  • Teamwork -  Effective collaboration with the entire company, operations, vendors, and external partners is particularly critical for success.  Leading by example and instilling effective teamwork throughout the organization is imperative.  

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

BS in Physics, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is required.  An advanced engineering degree (MS or Ph.D.) would be an added plus.

 

LOCATION:

Austin, Texas

 

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Requisition Number: 80947 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Product Engineering
  

 

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