Work With Us

Zinc offers comprehensive initial training and ongoing mentorship and support, with opportunities for career advancement. We offer a transparent, supportive, fun work environment.

To become a Zinc tutor you must demonstrate both superior academic achievements and teaching credentials. Other meaningful engagements with the world also matter to us.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@zinc.nyc.

“Our experience with Zinc was very good. My daughter’s scores went up. The tutor at Zinc was amazing. She was extremely communicative and invested as a member of our team! My daughter also learned test-taking strategy, which was helpful. Zinc worked with us to make the whole tutoring and test prep process much less stressful. The team at Zinc is great, and I would highly recommend using Zinc for tutoring and test prep.” – Mary, Grace Church School Parent ’17

Open Positions

Job Title:

Senior Software Engineer


Location: New York, NY


Position Description:

Lead the technical design and architecture of Zinc Learning Labs, a supplemental online literacy program. Manage the work product of a mid-sized team of senior application developers working outside the U.S. Coordinate between the development, product, design and content teams across time zones. Build new features/enhancements using Ruby on Rails and JavaScript frameworks like React. Collaborate with the product and content team to define product requirements and roadmap. Collaborate with the design team to develop the UI/UX for the product. This position oversees 5 application developers located outside of the U.S. Travel to India to work with the development team for 3-4 weeks up to 2 times a year.



This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or related and 7 years of related development experience. This position also requires: 4 years of experience managing AGILE application development teams; experience with Ruby on Rails; experience with React/Redux; experience with Angular JS; experience with Test Driven Development (TDD); experience with RSpec; experience with Chef (Infrastructure Automation); experience with Leaning Tools Interoperability (LTI); and experience with PostrgreSQL (Database) performance tuning.