Computer Hardware Engineers

Computer Hardware Engineers

Research, design, develop, or test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Integrity * Dependability * Persistence * Innovation * Achievement/Effort * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Independence

Representative Tasks * Build, test, and modify product prototypes, using working models or theoretical models constructed with computer simulation. * Update knowledge and skills to keep up with rapid advancements in computer technology. * Write detailed functional specifications that document the hardware development process and support hardware introduction.


Government, Finance & Insurance, Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Architecture and Engineering

Sample Job Titles Automation Engineer, Computer Architect, Computer Designer, Computer Engineer, Computer Hardware Designer, Computer Hardware Developer, Computer Installation Engineer, Computer Tester, Configuration Manager, Design Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Engineer, Field Service Engineer, Hardware Design Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Information Technology Consultant (IT Consultant), Microchip Specialist, Network Engineer, Project Engineer, Senior Hardware Engineer, Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE), Systems Engineer, Systems Integration Engineer, Telecommunications Engineer.