Hardware Engineer Jobs

Hardware engineer jobs are involved with the mechanical, electronic and electrical components of computers and computer systems. Hardware engineer jobs are responsible for designing and developing computers and the computerised parts of other appliances such as computer chips, circuit boards, modems and printers. This is a challenging and highly technical role.
Hardware engineer jobs are to be found in a manufacturing environment . Hardware engineer jobs can also be found working in research and development  and also supervising the manufacture and installation of IT equipment.
The IT industry is a rapidly expanding industry sector throughout the world. Hardware engineer jobs are in both the commercial and public sector, for computer manufacturers, telecommunication companies and large organisations such as finance and retail companies. Competition for graduate entry is high.

Employers usually expect a hardware engineer to be educated to degree level education in computer or electronic engineering, which may have been supported by relevant work experience and vocational skills. Applicants to degree courses usually need at least two A levels/three H grades, preferably in mathematics and scientific subjects. It is sometimes possible to start in basic computing or technical support and progress to become a computer hardware engineer. It may also be possible to do an Apprenticeship in IT or engineering. There are no age restrictions for entry to this job.
Training is on-the-job and includes in-house training courses and qualifications through professional bodies and private sector suppliers. Hardware engineer jobs you will be expected to undertake Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to keep up to date with advances in IT.

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