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John Lekberg

New York City
business [@] john lekberg [.] com


2018 - present Software Developer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission New York City, NY
  • Developing a non-public tool used by SEC personnel to improve compliance.
2015 - 2018 Software Developer at the University of Chicago Chicago, IL
  • Administrated university computer lab (with other students).
    • Worked closely with lab director to identify high-impact projects.
    • Created tool to visualize machine health for 80+ managed machines.
    • Managed quality of internal wiki of 200+ pages of technical knowledge.
    • Developed technical training sessions for university students and staff.
  • Designed software for Dr. László Babai to manage an open-access academic journal.
2017 Software Developer (intern) at Lewis County Press St. Louis, MO
  • Added new reports to information dashboard used to assess suborganization health.
2016 Consultant (pro bono) Rwanda
  • Built lightweight application to organize TOEFL results (previously done by hand).
  • Compiled and edited bilingual content to assist students’ English acquisition.
  • Coordinated rescue efforts for students stuck in South Sudan.


University of Chicago, BSc. Computational and Applied Mathematics, General Honors
University of Edinburgh, Visiting Student, focus on Formal Verification and Database Systems


Languages - English, ASD Simplified Technical English
Programming - Python, TypeScript (JavaScript), SQL, Java, R, Q/KDB+.
Software - Version Control (Git), RDBMS (SQLite, PostgreSQL).