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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  1. Software Tester

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Software Testing

    Our client based in the Leith area of Edinburgh is looking for a Software Tester to join their dynamic Software company. Our client recognises the value of a Software Tester and what they can bring to a project. You will be welcomed into a project at the beginning and will ...

  2. Systems Administrator/DevOps Engineer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Systems Analysis/Design

    We are looking for an experienced System Administrator/DevOps Engineer to join our client’s dynamic team in Edinburgh. 

    Our client is an award-winning e-learning provider with offices in London Edinburgh and Paisley. Their self-built SaaS (software-as-a-service) platform allows their clients to deliver high-quality training content across their organisations ...

  3. ICT Support

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £12.00 p/h

    Category: Technical Support Analyst

    An opportunity has arisen for Maintenance Helpdesk Administrator to work within a forward thinking company based near Glasgow. This is a key role within the business ensuring all customers queries and problems are resolved and excellent customer service is delivered. Representing the brand in a positive way is vital to ...

  4. Senior Programmer Analyst

    Location: Ayrshire East

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Programmers

    Are you digitally aware, creative and familiar with Agile Software Development?
    Are you from a Financial Services background?
    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Programmer Analyst to join our global client at their base in East Ayrshire.  Firmly established as world leaders in their profession, you will be ...

  5. IT Support

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £12.00 p/h

    Category: Support

    Are you a freelance IT Support technician or are you in between contracts now and available for work?
    Our global client is looking for IT Support to work on an ad-hoc basis in the Glasgow area.

    Support end users devices (both hardware and general software)
    Common Windows Operating System support ...

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