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Hardware Quality Engineer



Other Engineering, Quality Assurance
St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Latch was founded in NYC a decade ago with a vision to create unparalleled experience for residents through hardware and software. Now after 100+ million unlocks, we're continuing that vision to transform how people interact act with spaces everywhere.

Our mission is to unified access to spaces, services, and experiences that redefine the way we live, work, and connect. We do this by combining software, products, and services into a holistic platform that makes spaces more efficient, enjoyable, and profitable.

Recently, we've acquired Honest Day’s Work, propelling us toward a seamless residential ecosystem. Think empowered building owners, operators, and residents with secure access.
Led by CEO Jamie Siminoff's visionary expertise, we're shaping the future of spaces.

About the Role

As a Hardware Quality Engineer at Latch, you will play a key role in upholding the integrity and reliability of our hardware products. The role primarily focuses on failure analysis for devices that return with issues. This includes handling a large volume of devices, conducting failure analysis, opening up devices to identify issues, documenting findings, testing, shipping, and assembling devices for shipment.


Perform comprehensive root cause analysis on product failures or issues
Identify high-risk failure modes in engineering development
Ensure products adhere to quality standards and regulatory requirements
Ownership of product failure data collection, reporting, and analysis
Support with technical emergency requests and timely response to alerts as needed.
Perform testing and shipping of devices.

General requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related field
Proficiency in quality analysis tools and software
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, capable of working collaboratively in a dynamic environment
Familiarity with embedded systems and electrical design
Understanding of standard communication protocols (UART, SPI, I2C, RS232)
Ability to follow and create SOP’s relative to Failure Analysis

Interview Process:

We want to find if you are a good match, but just as important, throughout the process we want you to find if we are a good match for you


  1. An introductory call with our Recruiter: learn more about the project and tell us about your past experience and what you are looking for in your next role.
  2. Team Interview with different team members. This is a great moment to ask specific questions about this opportunity!
  3. Technical Interview
  4. Manager Interview
  5. Reference check
  6. Offer

Joining us means:

  • Having teammates all over the world in the US, Argentina, Mexico, Italy, Uruguay, Portugal, and Spain.
  • Collaborating in a fast-paced environment where you can apply what you have learned in new challenges, and, more importantly, grow your career.
  • Being encouraged to invent and innovate within your role and working in a company where calculated risk-taking is highly encouraged and thinking outside the box is a must.

We embrace diversity and strive to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all.

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