Senior Functional Firmware Test Engineer

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Latch is seeking a Senior Functional Firmware Test Engineer, to work with the Firmware, Test Engineering & Support Engineering team.

You will work within highly cross-functional feature teams and collaborate closely with firmware, mobile, backend and hardware engineers. It is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team as we add value to our entire product family through more advanced electronics.

Smart access isn’t about locking doors, it’s about opening up new possibilities. Latch is the world’s first fully-integrated hardware and software system dedicated to bringing seamless access to every door in a modern building. We’re looking for the curious and the creative to join our team and help us continue to change the way we access our most valued spaces.


  • Assist in the design and evolution of the company’s QA platform
  • Work closely with Firmware developers and Software developers as they implement features to ensure requirements are being fulfilled
  • Conduct a process to determine product quality and release readiness
  • Work closely with product and QA engineers to create and drive a roadmap for the QA and applications team
  • Knowledge of mobile device emerging technologies including Smartphone LTE architectures, wireless IoT- BLE/Internet connected devices and touch screen displays
  • Create test plans and test strategies against embedded systems and products
  • Create internal and external test reports for test efforts and test releases
  • Ability to work well independently and in close collaboration with a remote team
  • Ability to travel and work in 1-week increments periodically in the NYC office as needed


  • BA/BS degree in EE or CS or equivalent experience
  • Previously worked in direct collaboration with UX, Product, Program, Development and external QA teams
  • Experience with testing against whole products and/or product’s major features
  • Experience with identifying and communicating risk & risk mitigation strategies
  • Ability to create test efforts via all major types of tests (functional, regression, performance, integration, stress, etc.) as well as test support for alpha, beta and production testing
  • Experience with creating and executing black, grey and white box testing 
  • Knowledgable in firmware, software, systems and integration testing
  • Experience with RTOS and Linux on embedded platforms 
  • Knowledge of network protocols
  • Ability to test different Wireless and Bluetooth technologies
  • Experience with database data extraction
  • Extensive experience with bug/issues tracking tools such as JIRA, etc.


  • Experience debugging hardware and firmware
  • Familiarity with automation testing
  • Knowledge of low-powered systems
  • Experience with audio/video data testing
  • Familiarity with low-level debug tools (logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, multimeters)

Founded in 2014, Latch is a venture-backed startup building the world’s first complete smart access system. We now boast over 200 employees, all of whom are all passionate self starters with unique backgrounds and unexpected stories. We are located just a quick walk from Penn Station in New York City, and a ten minute walk from CalTrain in SOMA San Francisco.

We offer unlimited Paid Time Off, a competitive health package, and an office environment where employees are surrounded by creative, empowered, and dynamic peers. There is no better time to join us. As we grow as a company, we are excited to see our employees grow with us.

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We are located just a quick walk from both Hudson Yards and Penn Station in New York City.

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Latch Benefits Overview

We are a team of just over 200 employees, all of whom are passionate self starters with unique backgrounds and unexpected stories. We offer unlimited time off, a competitive health package, and the opportunity to work in a creative, dynamic, and fast-paced office environment.

Volunteer in local community
Latch participates in local volunteer activities to connect with our community. Past events have included urban farming, canning and composting and holiday sock drives.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Latch employees can contribute up to $2500 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Latch also provides 16 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Latch employees receive unlimited flex PTO and sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Latch hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted at team's discretion.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Latch offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Latch hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
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