Hardware Engineer Jobs

Hardware engineers are responsible for the designing and developing of computer hardware components, such as circuit boards, processors and memory storage. Computer hardware engineers’ are also responsible for ensuring that hardware elements are able to operate under the latest computer software, which sometimes requires liaising with Software Engineers.

Key responsibilities for hardware engineers

  • The daily duties of hardware engineers will consist of the following;
  • Create, design and develop computer hardware.
  • Test hardware to identify areas of weakness and future development.
  • Create blueprints for newly designed hardware for manufacturers and ensure manufacturers uphold product quality.
  • Develop existing hardware to ensure its capable of working with the newest software and operating systems.
  • Maintain knowledge about hardware engineering trends.

Required skills and working conditions

Working with computers daily, hardware engineers must have an extensive knowledge of IT processes and be competent with computers. Hardware engineers must also have strong analytical, critical thinking and creative skills in order to succeed in the role. The average working hours for hardware engineers range from 35-40 hours per week, with average salaries for hardware engineers ranging from £35,000-£40,000.

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