Software Development Engineer in Test



Software Engineering
Argentina · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 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:

We are looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer in Test who is passionate about leveraging AI to elevate our technology function to the next level of maturity. The ideal candidate should be proficient in QA standards and adept at implementing test automation solutions for new applications and existing software enhancements to ensure they align with design specifications. A keen interest in AI-driven testing methodologies would be a significant plus.

We seek an exceptional team player with a collaborative mindset, eager to support others and enthusiastic about integrating AI insights into quality assurance practices.


  • Define appropriate measures and testing plans to ensure product quality.
  • A combination of manual functional/non-functional testing and test automation.
  • Work closely with product owners and developers to understand product specifics and create corresponding test artifacts.
  • Testing a multi-platform product [Android, iOS, Web, APIs, Firmware].
  • Provide feedback to the Head of QA and stakeholders about progress, blockers and deviation from the plan.
  • Ensuring the documentation is self-explanatory, reliable, and updated.
  • Define and automate test cases for our multi-platform product and the testing framework platform.
  • Work closely with the Head of QA to understand test strategy, testing tools and current QA processes.
  • Follow best practices for QA Automation and QA processes and collaborate with the team to improve them.
  • Handling maintenance of QA automation projects as well as creating them from scratch.
  • Perform analysis, research, and interpretation of business requirements to develop the test plan and test automation solution.
  • Support with technical emergency requests and timely response to alerts as needed.


  • +3 year of experience in automation using some of the following technologies: Appium, Selenium, Cucumber, Selenoid, Java, Locust, JMeter, Python, JavaScript, Karate, REST-Assured, Maven, Gradle
  • Experience testing APIs including microservice architectures and containerization.
  • Clear understanding on: Test Types, Test Levels, Test Techniques, Test Activities and Test Artifacts.
  • Experience with VCS mainly GIT/Bitbucket and pull request review processes.
  • Experience with Test Management tools and Task management/Tracking tools like: TestRails,XRay, Jira
  • Experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, CircleCI or GitHub Actions
  • Experience using Cloud services like Azure, Google or AWS services: CloudWatch, EC2, S3 and others.
  • Experience working in agile teams with agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Self-taught and highly perfectionist

It will also be highly valued:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or telecommunications.
  • Some certifications on: ISTQB, Java, Agile, ITIL or others testing related.
  • Experience in Performance test

General requirements:

  • English and Spanish proficiency are a must. Being a remote team we favor asynchronous written communication; it's important you can communicate your ideas clearly as you will be interacting with other non-native English-speaking coworkers.
  • Work from anywhere, with at least 4 hours overlap with Eastern Time (UTC-4)
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly; there will be many uncertainties and questions that will come up and part of your job will be to do the research, present options, and execute.

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. Meeting our Engineering team: you will talk with one of our Senior Engineers. This is a great moment to ask specific questions about this opportunity!
  3. Technical Interview
  4. Hiring 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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