What is a Computer Hardware Engineer?
A computer hardware engineer is responsible for developing and designing electronic products, such as circuit boards, processing units, computer chips, modems, keyboards, printers, memory and storage devices, data switches, and other mechanical and electrical components of systems. He or she can have a career in various industries, such as manufacturing, research and development, and IT.
A computer hardware engineer can either work independently or as part of a team of IT professionals. In some organizations, computer hardware engineers are also in charge of maintaining and providing technical support for users of internal hardware.