John Eckert

Software Engineer

Brooklyn, NY



  • React
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript
  • Jest
  • Cypress
  • GraphQL
  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Git
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Datadog
  • Sentry

Work Experience

Praxis Labs

Software Engineer
Apr 2022 - Jul 2023
  • Worked full-stack with a small Agile team developing features for a DEI education startup using React, Typescript Ruby on Rails, GraphQL and AWS.
  • Contributed to 99.999% uptime by writing unit and end-to-end tests and performing code reviews, incident response, and troubleshooting.
  • Delivered an 80% reduction in time and dev resources required in the client onboarding process by building a bulk upload tool for importing new users.
  • Provided stakeholders with easily readable metrics by creating dashboards to track key analytics.
  • Proposed and developed the winning entry in an internal hackathon.


Software Engineer / DevOps Team Lead
Nov 2019 - Apr 2022
  • Improved release cadence by 20% and reduced hosting costs by 10%.
  • Oversaw the creation of new client environments in Azure and Windows and wrote process documentation.
  • Provided front-end development services to large financial institutions as part of LightPoint's consulting team.
  • Contributed to multiple Agile Scrum teams on different projects, effectively balancing workload to deliver features on time.

Eikos Partners

Software Developer
Aug 2018 - Nov 2019
  • Provided front-end development services using Javascript, React, and Vue to large financial institutions as part of Eikos Partners' consulting team.
  • Crafted simple and maintainable solutions to complex technological problems as the Scrum team's only front-end developer.
  • Worked closely with designers and product owners to deliver elegant solutions to complex product requirements.
May 2006 - Jan 2018
  • Created lighting and projection designs for hundreds of regional and off-broadway theatre productions.
  • Received two New Hampshire Theatre Awards and an LA Weekly Award in recognition of design work.
  • Collaborated with directors and other designers while working closely with production staff to deliver the desired experience for each production.


Flatiron School

Software Engineering Immersive
Dec 2017 - Apr 2018
  • React, Javascript, Ruby on Rails, Ruby, SQL

California Institute of the Arts

MFA Theatre Design, Lighting
Sep 2003 - May 2006
Sep 1996 - May 2000