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Hardware Engineers design and test new keyboards, computer chips or printers and oversee the manufacturing of these types of items. Example resumes for this position reflect such skills as designing, debugging, and documenting high reliability electronic modules for well-known aerospace programs, and managing all aspects of the design cycle, such as requirements management, schematic capture, and signal and power integrity, as well as technical analyses, routing instructions, and test plans, amongst others. A degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering or a related field is a requirement on resumes of applicants who are applying for most jobs in computer hardware engineering.

For more information on what it takes to be a Hardware Engineer, check out our complete Hardware Engineer Job Description.

1

Hardware Engineer

Played an integral role in design verification of a System-on-Chip (SoC) for high-end server platforms

  • Led functional coverage effort at full chip level to improve quality and efficiency of random based verification by 40%
  • Supported system and unit hardware verification for Intel based high-end servers and mentored other team members
  • Created and executed various test routines to determine hardware quality and stability
  • Determined severity and root causes of problems, coordinated updates, documented issues, and contributed to successful product deliveries
  • Designed, developed, and tested software for a distributed maintenance server platform
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Computer Engineering
2

Hardware Engineer

Developed test for compliant airborne equipment standards (DO-178B, DO-160E and DO-254). Delivered production support of technical issues. Analyzed and provided improvement solutions for existing products. Created product documentation required for manufacturing and support

  • Performing, testing Minimum Operating Performance Standards (MOPS) and TSO (Technical Standard Order) and Verifying DO160E for Airborne ILS Glide Slope/Localizer/NAV and Marker Receiving Equipment Operating.
  • Provide production support of technical issues that impede the production schedule.
  • Analyze and provide reliability improvement solution for existing products such as Radio Managements Systems (RMU), VHF Navigator System (VNS), VHF Communication System (VCS), Automatic Direction Finder System (DFS) and Distance Measuring System (DMS)
  • Troubleshot and determined Root Cause and Corrective Action for production failures at both the CCA (Circuit Card Assembly) level, Changed Control Boards and implemented Engineering Change Notices (ECN)
  • Developed, collected, documented and supported digital, analog, and/or mixed signal electronics hardware
  • Improved reliability 25% and solved parts obsolescence issues by researching, identifying, and selecting components.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
3

Hardware Engineer

Worked on a team of 5 engineers in all phases of card level development and design for a Gigabit
Ethernet Card for China Telecom.

  • Modified and designed a Gigabit Ethernet Card on an Edge Router System.
  • Guided integration of Broadband Communication system with thermal, functional and EMI testing.
  • Verified and integrated FPGA code on OC3-POS HULA for Edge Router System.
  • Modified OC12-POS FPGA loader Verilog code for Gigabit Ethernet Card.
  • Created and edited test documents for functional testing of Gigabit Ethernet Card.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
4

Hardware Engineer III

Worked as a hardware verification engineer responsible for creating and implementing a testing plan to properly verify three 2+million gate forwarding sub-chips of Cisco Nexus 5000/6000.

  • Wrote and maintained block-level testing environments.
  • Assisted in top-level verification goals for current Cisco FEX.
  • Teamed up with multiple designers to ensure verification achieved meaningful coverage of each subchip, helping to debug and fix errors as the design process moved forward.
  • Responded diligently to QA/Software teams to help explain and debug the proper functioning of each subchip from development through fabrication.
  • Carefully updated existing verification environment to universal verification methodology (UVM).
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
5

Hardware Engineer

Member of compliance team of 20+ staff engineers responsible for testing and qualifying a new generation of Cisco ISR product line (integrated services router 1U/2U/3U chassis). Project included new design, expansion modules, power supplies, and design modifications.

  • Tested interface cards including ADSL, SHDSL, ATM, T1/E1, voice (FXS/FXO), ISDN U/ST, Gigabit Ethernet, and Modem. Achieved 100% on-time delivery for manufacturing change notice distribution.
  • Managed multiple NEBS pre-test projects staging, testing, generating test report to uploaded to Cisco internal engineering database, allowing for 24/7 access.
  • Implemented GR-1089-Core, and GR-63-Core standards for NEBS Level 1 & 2 lightning surge tests, AC power/over voltage tests. Improved passing rate for formal NEBS testing by 50%.
  • Analyzed and diagnosed a significant customer problem and created solutions by running tests in parallel that met aggressive deadline, and delivered higher value testing ahead of schedule.
  • Developed test configurations for a complex product with numerous cables/interfaces and detailed test plan. Tests ran smoothly and exceeded expectations.
  • As equipment calibration contact for EMC Operation and Standard group, resolved compliance related issues from equipment calibrations, out-of-tolerance, root cause analysis, ISO 9001 & 14001 quality standards to administered ANSI/NIST-ITL accredited audits.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AS
Electronics Technology
6

Staff Hardware Engineer/senior Staff Electronics Engineer

Manage board development for the Camellia project and designed an embedded geometry processor module.

  • Designed and debugged an embedded controller using Intel's 80860 processor and CPLDs to distribute packets to 8 parallel processors and to re-assemble packet order after matrix transformations.
  • Ported a Lattice based design of four CPLDs into an ASIC for reduced surface area and cost savings.
  • Performed verification of ASIC functions for 50K to 150K gates.
  • Managed graphic accelerator project for a Sun workstation to drive a 24-bit color with a 2048 by 2048-pixel display.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
Digital Circuit Design
Theory And Design
7

Senior Hardware Engineer/process Specialist

Responsible for the installation process of computer equipment and infrastructure related computer hardware.

  • Rolled out enterprise level asset management system from concept, coding, testing, loading, and documentation up to and including final deployment along with support for six global data centers.
  • Developed maintained and updated policies and procedures documentation to be ITIL compliant.
  • Coordinated logistics and migrations of physical hardware, working with PM's, vendors, purchasing to arrange end-to-end relocation's of the hardware and equipment from one geographical location to another.
  • Coordinated with hardware engineers on Installation and placement of the equipment in the data centers.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Digital Electronics
8

Hardware Engineer

  • Assisted in the design and verification of board mounted power solutions on the Catalyst 6000 series LAN switches and related products.
  • Developed schematic and layout macros to facilitate ease of power supply implementation.
  • Characterized, debugged and performed qualification testing of discreet power supply designs and off-the-shelf power modules.
  • Created and maintained a suite of testing tools in LabVIEW and Excel, and developed standard procedures to streamline testing and enable ease and accuracy of data collection.
  • Engaged in cost reduction efforts.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AS
Math, Science And Liberal Studies
BS
Electrical Engineering
9

Senior Electrical Hardware Engineer (e04)

Led and coordinated engineering projects for the F-18 product line.

  • Performed research and design for several simulated F-18 cockpit display systems.
  • Applied knowledge and experience to electrical design projects for simulated F-18 aircraft.
  • Initiated and led program activities with other departments within Engineering and with other functions (Software, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Program Management, etc..)
  • Resolved technical issues with suppliers and vendors
  • Support production, assembly, and test for F-18 simulators
  • Supported contract proposals
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
MS
Control Systems / Robotics
Electrical Engineering
10

Hardware Engineer

Present responsible for all technical content on medium power (75 - 400W) LED lighting fixtures. Prior to that role, was responsible for electronic content of low power (5 - 20W), high volume and low cost family of replacement LED lamps for Home Depot.

  • Coordinated Electrical, Mechanical, Test and Manufacturing engineering resources on LSG's fall launch fixtures.
  • Interfaced with Marketing, Program Management and Development Engineering to document fixture product requirements.
  • Leveraged an existing off-line buck regulator design to launch a family of 5 LED replacement lamps: BR20, BR30, BR40 and 2 variants of G25.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MBA
Master of Business Administration
Bsee

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