About Lurn

At Lurn, J-O-B is a 4-Letter Word...Play!

We believe that work is play and play is work. Work has to be fun, educational, and make you leap out of bed so excited, you can't wait to get started. The traditional 9-5 is dead. It's being reincarnated as getting paid to play, create, learn, and being a kid again...but with pay! Welcome to Lurn, Inc.

At Lurn, Inc. we don't measure our profit in dollars...We measure it in success stories.

We believe that profit comes from the value that we deliver. Our customers' success becomes our success. That is our true profit. No matter what role you fit into, you'll be playing a crucial part in forming those success stories and transforming lives across the planet. Every organ of Lurn, Inc. is channeled towards creating those success stories.

Lurn Inc (formerly VSS Mind Media Inc.) is a high growth company delivering on-line education, digital publishing, and enabling technologies. We are a self-funded, independent, and have been in business for over a decade. We foster an entrepreneurial and team spirit around a set of key core values of respect, integrity, doing the impossible, and making dreams into reality. The company offers a very competitive employee package including bonus incentives and complete benefit package paid for primarily by the company.

Position: Software Developer

Location : Rockville, MD

Job Description

Love to code? How about pushing the envelope in everything from creating cutting edge apps to traveling the world? If you’re a determined coder who can get lost in a technical problem while still having fun, Lurn might be the right fit for you. We’re growing fast and looking to hire a senior developer to meet the growing demands of our project roadmap. You’ll get the chance to work alongside skilled, passionate people who love to share their experience while having your voice heard and opinions weighed.

So if you’re highly motivated and love to code, send us your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!


  • Leverage established programming standards, methods, and best practices to help solve challenging programming assignments
  • Design, implement, and perform analytics on database components for a variety of applications
  • Perform analysis of business models, logical specifications, and/or application requirements to design and build Internet solutions utilizing multiple technologies.
  • Maintain and modify web applications; make approved changes by amending application documentation, developing detailed programming logic, and coding changes.
  • Provide support for critical web application problems and issues.
  • Serve as a technical SME to help identify and address critical areas of concern across multiple applications.
  • Knowledge share with the development team
  • Project and task management and reporting as necessary
  • Analyze performance of programs and take action to correct deficiencies
  • Assist with other projects as may be required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work

Experience and Skills

  • 5+ years experience in PHP.
  • 5+ years experience working on all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • 3+ years of Laravel (CodeIgniter experience a plus)
  • 3+ years working with customers to build and formulate business requirements.
  • 3+ years of Javascript such as jQuery.
  • 3+ years server side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • 3+ years of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • 3+ years of REST architecture development
  • Proficient in Git
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, virtual environment

To apply, please send us a copy of your resume and cover letter to