Hardware Engineer


Hardware Engineer (a.k.a., Systems Engineer)
the role that is played when a person engineers the hardware components of one or more systems or applications


Hardware Engineer in the OPF Method Component Inheritance Hierarchy

As illustrated in the preceding figure, Hardware Engineer is part of the following inheritance hierarchy:


The typical role-specific responsibilities of a Hardware Engineer for each environment are to:

Hardware Engineer typically inherits common role responsibilities from the role method component.


To fulfill these responsibilities, hardware engineers should have the following expertise:


Hardware engineers typically perform the following role-specific tasks in an iterative, incremental, parallel, and time-boxed manner:

Hardware Engineer typically inherits common role tasks from the role method component.


Hardware Engineers typically perform these tasks as members of the following teams:

Work Products

As members of these teams, hardware engineers produce the following work products: