Hardware Design Engineer Job Description

Hardware design engineer is a job title describing a highly skilled engineer who designs and engineers circuits, physical products (such as circuit boards and printed circuit boards), and components (such as chips, chips packaging, and integrated circuits) for electronic products.

A hardware design engineer has multidisciplinary responsibilities, commonly including hardware architecture, design, testing, firmware and software integration, and research.

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September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Hardware Design Engineer to help us design and develop the next generation of products. As a Hardware Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, development, and testing of our products. You will also be responsible for ensuring that our products meet all safety and quality standards.

Hardware Design Engineer Duties:

  • Design, develop, and test hardware devices, components, and systems
  • Innovate and develop hardware implementations in varied environments
  • Apply industry knowledge and technology to improve processes, products, and services
  • Evaluate hardware and software design trade-offs
  • Identify potential pitfalls related to hardware design
  • Implement controls and test hardware designs
  • Document processes, policies, and procedures

Hardware Design Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and test hardware systems, components, or sub-assemblies, using computer aided design software
  • Contribute to the development of hardware products, systems, and components
  • Research, propose, and implement alternate solutions to technical problems
  • Participate in project planning and development activities
  • Develop schematics and bills of materials
  • Support production activities, including manufacturing, testing, and assembly
  • Optimize designs for the best cost, performance, and manufacturability
  • Keep abreast of new technologies, specifications, and practices

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a related field
  • 3+ years’ of experience designing electronic hardware
  • Experience in working with schematics and printed circuit boards
  • Strong 3-dimensional modeling and design skills
  • Knowledge of embedded systems and micro-controllers desired

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to a successful business. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of our community. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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