Android Engineer

New York, NY, United States


Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States


101 - 250 people


450 W 33 Rd St Fl 12
New York, NY, 10001, US

Tech Stack

  • Swift
  • Java
  • TypeScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Android
  • RxJava

Role Description


We're seeking an exceptional Android Developer to join our engineering team! You will be an integral part of the Latch Android team that is responsible for feature design, debugging, and product maintenance of the Latch Android mobile applications. You will work within cross-functional feature teams and collaborate closely with firmware engineers, designers, and product managers.

As an Android Developer focused on connected devices, you will utilize Bluetooth Low Energy and other communication protocols to seamlessly link our hardware devices to our client apps and server software. You will refine and implement Android APIs that allow higher level code to access communication functionality in a simple manner. These APIs are used to create features like simple device setup, automatic data synchronization, and real time device coordination experiences.

Responsibilities and skills:

Expertise in Java Knowledge of Android Design Patterns Strong preference for Test Driven Development Ability to evaluate solutions both in both pragmatic and ideal terms Command of algorithms, data structure, & design patterns as well as object oriented design principles Experience creating reusable components with elegant, intuitive interfaces Developing and consuming RESTful network APIs Beneficial to have skills in developing software for devices that use Bluetooth Low Energy in both a Central and Peripheral role Ability to improve performance via Instruments and other profiling tools Experience designing application level protocols Familiarity with agile work flow Ability to communicate effectively with interdisciplinary team Requirements:

BS (Required)/MS/PHD in Computer Science or related field At least 3 years of professional software development experience with Java At least 1 year of experience working with the Android SDK Strongly preferred to have been part of a team that released an Android app to the Google Play Store Strong understanding of software design, architecture, data-structures, multi-threading, testing, security, and performance Bonus: Experience releasing and managing Android apps in the Google Play Store

About Latch

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.

Company Culture

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.

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