Computer Hardware Engineer Job Description

Computer Hardware Engineer Job Description

August 22nd, 2019

Computer Hardware Engineers develop, design, and test computer hardware components for computer and electrical systems. Their duties may include designing and testing computer hardware components, analyzing test data, eliminating errors, modifying existing hardware, and designing hardware for other electrical devices.

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Computer Hardware Engineer Job Description Template

We are looking to hire a talented and hardworking Computer Hardware Engineer to develop, design, and install hardware components for electrical and computer systems. You will be responsible for designing base hardware systems, installing complex hardware components, analyzing computer performance data, system troubleshooting, collaborating with software engineers, and modifying existing hardware platforms to enhance functionality in upgraded systems.

To ensure success as a Computer Hardware Engineer, you should exhibit a meticulous and analytical approach to your work. Ultimately, a skilled Computer Engineer will work methodically to identify and design hardware systems that perfectly adapt to the software specifications.

Computer Hardware Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Designing and developing hardware components including circuit boards, processors, and memory cards.
  • Testing hardware components individually and in tandem with external computer systems.
  • Analyzing systems data in order to make changes to the hardware configuration.
  • Completing functionality and performance tests on final product.
  • Designing hardware for computer-related products such as routers and smart devices.
  • Creating specifications and documents for components and completed computer systems.
  • Collaborating with software developers to ensure the hardware functions for its intended purpose.
  • Overseeing manufacturing process of hardware components.

Computer Hardware Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Minimum of 2 year's experience in a similar role.
  • Analytical thinking with good problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work to a strict deadline.
  • Ability to work closely with the software development team.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer hardware, software, and electrical systems.
  • Ability to see potential problems in a system setup.
  • Attention to detail.

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