Sr / MTS Thermal Engineer

Location: Penang, Penang, MY

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Sr / MTS Thermal Engineer



We are looking for a thermal expert with a background working from the silicon die level to the server system level. A successful candidate will possess deep technical knowledge/experience on methodologies and experimentation to validate thermal models. The position’s primary task will be developing thermal models of SOCs which are then used by internal customers and external customers. The external models will be in IcePak or FloTherm for general system level optimization work. The internal models will be simplified representations allowing silicon architects to study tradeoffs of power levels and transient power limits in localized die areas. The ability to analyze and create solutions via open source (OpenFOAM/FreeCAD) software a huge plus.



• Thermal simulation and testing of components, platforms and systems server product.

• able to handle multiple simulation projects, inclusive project meeting updates among peers, provide recommendation on suitable thermal solution with agreed PCB design specification. 

• work with thermal solution provider in prototyping and testing. Draft test plans to characterize heatsink performance. Ensure final thermal solution to meet design target.

• Validation of components in bench and system configuration

• Produce and maintain detailed technical documentation for customer consumption

• Provide comprehensive customer support (inclusive internal team and external customers)

• Coordinate with platform engineers and engineers from other internal teams to ensure that all design requirements are satisfied

• Ensure thermal solution KOZ for ME and PCB engineers to develop and fine tune PCBA board layouts and outlines.



• Strong analytical skills and thermal modelling (FloTherm, Icepak, OpenFoam preferred)

• Ability to design for manifacturing (DFM) a wide range of fabrication and manufacturing processes for thermal solution.

• Prefferred experience using and automating tests using lab equipment (Instron, LabView)

• Detail oriented personality with solid documentation and reporting skills

• Experience and proficiency with customer facing interactions

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite



Engineering degree (Mechanical / Aerospace / Mechatronics) with min 5 years of relevant professional experience



Penang, Malaysia


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Requisition Number: 88721 
Country: Malaysia State: Penang City: Penang 
Job Function: 
Product Engineering  

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