Kris Reeck, Software Developer in Winter Springs, FL, United States
Kris Reeck

Software Developer in Winter Springs, FL, United States

Member since April 27, 2019
Kris is a lifelong software developer and maker who's turned to DevOps to help bring his architectural visions and understanding of software and development practices to teams. He has experience working remotely successfully and knows how critical consistent, clear communication is in a project. Whenever Kris encounters a work-process issue, he first defines expectations and then outlines responsibilities and finds this typically sufficient.
Kris is now available for hire


  • Idexx Laboratories
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Python, Java, Docker, Google Cloud, AWS, DevOps...
  • Mahngiel LLC
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Vagrant, Redis, MySQL, Python, AWS, GitLab...
  • By the Pixel
    AngularJS, CircleCI, Laravel, PHP, Docker, CodeIgniter 3, PHP 7, AWS S3



Winter Springs, FL, United States



Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), IntelliJ, Debian, AWS CloudFormation

The most amazing...

...infrastructure I've designed connects over 30 services into a cohesive, scalable, and fault-tolerant ecosystem that enables worldwide data consumption.


  • DevOps Engineer Principal I

    2018 - PRESENT
    Idexx Laboratories
    • Ensured system reliability by monitoring, alerting, and maintaining fleets of instances, databases, and serverless functions.
    • Planned, revised, and executed coordinated systems for fault tolerance and high availability—infrastructure design.
    • Designed build pipelines to automate code builds, artifact management, and distribution across environments.
    • Performed fiscal prudence in correlation to store objects and compute resources.
    • Consulted with development teams on best practices and abstract development.
    • Developed and deployed bespoke containerized systems.
    • Mitigated threats with proactive monitoring and reactive processes.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Python, Java, Docker, Google Cloud, AWS, DevOps, AWS HA, Jenkins, CodeIgniter 3, PHP 7, AWS S3, AWS DevOps, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
  • Owner

    2008 - PRESENT
    Mahngiel LLC
    • Worked as an application consultant to address functionality improvements on client projects.
    • Translated UI mockups designs into functional applications.
    • Peforformed database administration and optimization.
    • Worked on system administration and network design.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Vagrant, Redis, MySQL, Python, AWS, GitLab, PHP, AWS HA, Jenkins, PHP 7, AWS S3, AWS DevOps, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
  • Senior Developer

    2014 - 2018
    By the Pixel
    • Worked as a senior PHP developer and mentor responsible for SDLC of new and existing applications.
    • Designed and implemented fully TDD eCommerce suite.
    • Designed and implemented scalable and highly-available APIs.
    • Collaborated with B-level and C-level officers to coordinate objectives and plan development.
    • Designed and implemented CI/CD pipelines.
    • Managed the recruiting and staffing processes.
    Technologies: AngularJS, CircleCI, Laravel, PHP, Docker, CodeIgniter 3, PHP 7, AWS S3
  • Project Architect

    2013 - 2014
    Device Vault
    • Built a team of developers to implement a platform for controlling mobile devices from a web portal.
    • Developed multiple PHP-based apps and APIs.
    • Oversaw and managed multiple server environments.
    • Managed an internal Git server and implemented hooks to enforce development policies.
    • Designed CI/CD pipelines for web and mobile apps.
    Technologies: MDM, Android, Laravel, Debian, PHP
  • PHP Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Osborn Wireless
    • Managed the Debian server.
    • Designed, developed, and managed eCommerce suite across popular frameworks.
    • Implemented UI/UX designs.
    • Managed an API integration between shipping providers and web platform.
    • Designed APIs to integrate with social media platforms.
    • Designed an API to integrate with third-party suppliers.
    Technologies: ZenCart, OpenCart, Magento, PHP


  • Portfolio Page

    This site is hosted on and serves as my default resume for reference.

  • Petly Plans

    A SaaS platform that integrates with veterinary software and pet-wellness packages for animal owners. This app suite consists of multiple microservices to import, process, and manage data to allow business owners to maximize their efficiency and data analysis to offer the best packages for their customers.

  • Composer Bash Completion

    I developed this Shell expansion tool for optimized workflows when working with the PHP package manager called Composer.

  • Device Vault

    I created a mobile device management platform built on the Laravel 4 framework that enabled businesses to manage their fleet of devices through a web service. Our custom-built Android app would manage the defined policies to ensure compliance.


    From the ground-up, I developed a custom eCommerce app using TDD, PHP 7, AngularJS, custom Sass, and other modern practices. The full-featured suite included an administration portal, inventory management, and newsletter feeds.


  • Languages

    PHP 5, PHP 7, CSS2, CSS3, PHP, JavaScript, Sass, Less, Python 2, Python 3, Bash, SQL, YAML, XML, Bash Script, XSLT, SCSS, Java, Python, Ruby, Go, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    Laravel 5, AWS HA, CodeIgniter 3, CodeIgniter, Laravel, AngularJS, Symfony 4, PhalconPHP, Bootstrap 3, Bootstrap 3+, Bootstrap, Foundation CSS, Smarty, Kohana
  • Libraries/APIs

    Jenkins Pipeline, AWS EC2 API, jQuery, PayPal API, LocalStorage, jQuery UI, Pure CSS, YUI, Node.js
  • Tools

    Jenkins, AWS ELB, AWS ECR, AWS EBS, JetBrains, Sumo Logic, DataTables, Docker Compose, AWS SDK, AWS CLI, AWS Glue, CircleCI, Apache JMeter, VPN, IntelliJ, GitLab, Vagrant, GitLab CI/CD, Grafana, AWS CloudFormation
  • Paradigms

    Test-driven Development (TDD), DevOps, Agile Workflow, Kanban
  • Platforms

    AWS Lambda, AWS EC2, LAMP, Docker, Debian, Ubuntu, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CentOS, OpenCart, Android, Windows, AWS IoT, Magento
  • Storage

    AWS S3, Datadog, Memcached, JSON, Redis, SQL Stored Procedures, SQL Triggers, MySQL, MySQL Server, Google Cloud, Elasticsearch
  • Other

    Blade Templates, AWS DevOps, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Front-end Development, Redis Clusters, Linux Servers, Configuration Management, AWS, MDM, ZenCart, DNS, DNS Configuration


  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional (SAP)
    MARCH 2021 - MARCH 2024
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect — Associate
    APRIL 2018 - APRIL 2021

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