Datto is hiring a

Computer Hardware Engineer

Boston, United States

Datto protects essential business data for tens of thousands of the world’s fastest growing companies. Our Total Data Protection platform delivers uninterrupted access to data on site, in transit and in the cloud. Through Datto’s network of partners, we provide companies with products and services designed to continually keep business running. Partners rely on Datto for industry leading technology combined with unrivaled customer service. Datto is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, and has offices in Rochester, Boston, Toronto, London, Singapore, and Sydney. Learn more at www.datto.com.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and test new computer hardware; analyzing test results and modifying the designs as needed
  • Prepare engineering documentation; schematics, models, 3D designs, assembly and test procedures, bill of materials etcetera
  • Collect, analyze and present statistical data regarding system and component performance
  • Oversee the manufacturing and vendor relationships to ensure proper and accurate delivery
  • Analyze existing systems to identify flaws and inefficiencies
  • Make modifications to existing systems, by evaluating and suggesting new components, layouts and designs to increase efficiency
  • Experience working with marketing, operations and product management to prioritize company needs
  • Design, develop, and modify computer subsystems, or other hardware elements of products/systems
  • Assist in developing new packaging solutions for existing and future products
  • Develop and conduct functional and environmental (thermal, EMC, etc.) verification and validation tests of new designs or modified existing designs to evaluate circuit and hardware performance against internal and external quality requirements
  • Investigate root cause and establish corrective actions for product and process failures
  • Maintain current knowledge regarding new developments and trends in applicable engineering areas
  • Experience with programming or using a Linux environment a plus


Desired Skills or Experience:

  • BS Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
  • At least five years of applicable professional experience
  • Analytical; analyze complex equipment to determine new solutions
  • Creativity; design new types of information technology devices
  • Critical-thinking; use logic and reasoning to clarify goals, examine assumptions, and identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems
  • Problem-solving; identify complex problems in computer hardware, develop and evaluate possible solutions, and figure out the best way to implement them
  • Experience with 3D printing, CAD software and mechanical drawing

Here at Datto our people are our greatest asset, which is why we offer a comprehensive and unique benefits package. Above and beyond the typical medical, dental and vision, we also offer a generous 401k plan with a significant employer match, unlimited paid time off, educational reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, and travel subsidies for commuters. We have a patent rewards program and various other fun perks and fringe benefits, including free lunch every Friday in all of our offices globally.

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