Day in a Computer Hardware Engineer's Life:
These are some typical job duties taken from online ads for computer hardware engineer positions found on Indeed.com:
•Diagnose and troubleshoot failed rotational media and solid state storage devices.
•Analyze user needs and recommend appropriate hardware.
•Modify hardware to either enable forensic analysis of the media or to change the functionality of the hardware for other purposes.
•Participate in the design and development of electronic circuits and assemblies.
•Conduct technical exploitation and examination of high priority digital media.
•Test and peer review for technical accuracy, standards and compliance to the design.