101 - 250 employees
26 - 50 engineers
$50m - $100m funding
Series b

Latch is a fully integrated smart access system that allows you to let the right people in; grant access to friends, family, and delivery services with your phone.

Why join us?

  • Our engineers work directly with the VP of software and CTO on a daily basis

  • Latch is in every major U.S. city and in over 1000 buildings in New York City alone

  • Our leadership come from some of the top tech companies, including: Google, Pixar, Apple, Uber, and Bose

Engineering at Latch

Engineering team and processes

Our software team is about 13 people, split amongst backend, web and mobile, and security. Because our teams are so small, you will have full exposure to the codebase. We work very closely across teams in an agile environment, within software as well as outside of our function. For example, we collaborate with the firmware team and product/UX design to build new features on our app and for the roll out of the next generation of smart locks.

Technical Challenges

We work on a variety of challenges, from low level bluetooth interactions with our hardware, scaling up our system to handle buildings with over 900 units.

Projects you might work on
  • Our mobile teams are working on the proximity unlock feature that allows you to connect automatically with any synced door on your Latch app. The iOS and Android team is working on completely redesigning the Android app for roll out year next

  • We are in the works of moving towards a microservice architecture to help improve latency and ensure data consistency

  • You would have the chance to overhaul the access paradigm which will change from the concept of individual access to the implementation of keys, thus, assigning multiple users to multiple doors in the most intuitive way

Tech stack

Working at Latch

Our biggest cultural value across all teams is an attribute we call 'humble excellence'. We look for smart hungry people who are the best of the best in their field, who also go out of their way for the good of the company and others. We've created an environment where people take risks bravely and always follow the best idea, regardless of who it comes from.

Perks & benefits
  • Generous Vacation

    Latch offers unlimited PTO - take your time off and enjoy it!

  • Beautiful Office

    Our headquarters is located in the heart of Manhattan in Hudson Yards right off Penn Station. We are housed in the beautiful and modern RGA building.

  • Flexible Hours

    Most of our engineers get in around 10 and leave around 6. Latch values impact over facetime anyday. No one is going to question why you're leaving early or working from home if you're delivering!

  • 401(k) Contribution

    We offer a 401(k) plan with no match currently.

  • Philanthropic Contributions
  • Relocation

    We offer a generous relocation package for all out of the area new hires. We welcome you to Latch feeling comfortable with your move!

  • Team Activities

    We have a new hire mixer every other Thursday where we welcome our new hires for drinks, music, and fun!

  • Free Food

    We offer free dinner after 7:30pm as well as a heavily subsidized breakfast bar and full cafeteria.

  • Health Insurance

    You have access to our full suite of health insurance plans, including medical, dental, and vision.

  • Other

    All full time employees receive a Latch on their apartment door :)

Our Team by the Numbers

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