Help us create a life-long learning partner

What if you had an amazing teacher by your side whenever you were trying to learn something? We believe that everyone should have access to great teaching, in every topic, language, and learning style.

We aim to be great at what we do

We work openly and collaboratively, provide regular constructive feedback, and emphasize personal growth.

We want to live healthy and rich lives

Beyond excelling at our crafts, we value healthy, full lives. Our culture and benefits celebrate:

  • Health
    Full health + vision + dental insurance
    Gym memberships
    Exercise anytime
  • Wellness
    Flexible hours
    Work-from-anywhere mornings
  • Experiences
    Team trips (Brazil, Costa Rica, Nicaragua)
    Minimum vacation
    Fully paid conferences
We're looking for diverse opinions

We're actively working to build an inclusive environment, partly because it leads to richer discussions and better outcomes, but also because it's the kind of world we want to live in.

We're happy to call New York home
People, food, and culture from every place on the planet. Home sweet home.
We love our office – our friends tell us it feels like an apartment. We overlook Madison Square Park, where we eat lunch in the summer.
But it's a big world!
Sometimes, we leave home
We also share a love for travel. Once a year we take a few weeks to work from somewhere different (Brazil, Costa Rica) and have new adventures together.
Open Positions
Android Developer
You will build the first version of our Android app from scratch

About us

  • Socratic is a mobile app that combines cutting-edge AI with expert teaching to make learning on your phone as good as one-on-one tutoring, but at a fraction of the cost.
  • We're looking for an exceptional Android contract developer to join us full-time.
  • We are a small and diverse team in New York City, backed by great investors focused on long-term impact: Spark Capital, Shasta Ventures, and Omidyar Network.
  • To learn more about us, try our iOS app on some homework questions and read these blog posts.

About the role

  • You will build the first version of our Android app, a simpler version of our existing iOS app.
  • You will start from scratch and make all the critical technology and architecture choices that we'll work with for years.
  • You will build the entire first version of the app, including UI, networking, analytics, etc.
  • You will release the app into the Play store, and fix bugs, and polish the app.
  • You'll work closely with our iOS and product teams to ensure the Android app is consistent and simple.

About you

  • You have experience with all major aspects of Android development, including UI, networking, simple animations, etc.
  • You have built Android apps from scratch and have shipped them to users via the Play store.
  • You are an excellent and proactive communicator.
  • You favor simplicity, clarity, and predictability when writing code and designing systems.
  • You exercise sound judgment and understand the balance between moving fast and writing maintainable code.
  • You can rapidly prototype new ideas, and are comfortable working in a fast-moving, iterative, environment.