Greg Hines

(303) 596-3126
Denver, CO
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Professional Experience

  1. Axcient

    Site Reliability Engineer
    Apr. 2015 – July 2019
    Denver, CO
    • Provisioned and maintained AWS environments with custom Python tools for mission-critical web services.
    • Built tools to analyze resource usage of acquired services to help save $50K/month in AWS costs.
    • Developed, implemented, and refined an incident response plan that became the template for all teams.
    • Maintained HIPAA-compliant legacy web service built on Debian, Python, PostgreSQL, and SQLite.

    Senior Web Developer
    Oct. 2012 – Apr. 2015
    Denver, CO
    • Back-end development with Drupal and MongoDB for the worldʼs largest Drupal website.
    • Front-end development included leading the team through two mobile-first, responsive site redesigns.
  3. i3logix

    Software Engineer
    Nov. 2011 – Oct. 2012
    Denver, CO
    • Aided in the design of RESTful web services for managing a health care provider.
    • Back-end web application development with PHP using Zend Framework.
  4. Freelance

    Web Developer
    Aug. 2006 – Nov. 2011

    Freelance full-stack web development. Clients included:

    • Ars Technica: Front-end development for two site redesigns—MoveableType and Wordpress, respectively—and a forum redesign—phpBB.
    • International Rescue Committee: Full-stack development on multiple Drupal projects.
    • Popular Photography: Full-stack development with Drupal.
  5. pingVision

    Web Developer
    Sept. 2007 – Aug. 2008
    Boulder, CO

    Full-stack web development with Drupal. Agencyʼs clients included:

    • Popular Science: Full-stack development. Implemented single sign-on with third-party service provider.
    • HotHardware: Full-stack development.
    • Front-end development.
  6. Gonzo Access

    Chief Technology Officer
    Sept. 2004 – Aug. 2006
    Longmont, CO
    • Oversaw network design, deployment, and maintenance for a small, six-employee wireless ISP.
    • Implemented detailed monitoring of network infrastructure and customer equipment with Nagios.
    • Handled technical support issues for customers.

Additional Experience

  1. Colorado Anime Fest

    President, Programming Director
    Jan. 2015 – Present
    Denver, CO
    • Driving direction and decision-making as board president and co-owner of a company that runs an annual anime convention in Denver.
    • As programming director:
      • Oversee 14 departments with a total staff of 70+ volunteers.
      • Coordinate with department heads to create and adhere to project timelines and budgets.
      • Coordinate with guests, industry representatives, and dozens of panelists to build a schedule of events.
      • Negotiate and coordinate with outside vendors.
  2. Nan Desu Kan

    President, Programming Director
    Sept. 2004 – Mar. 2012
    Denver, CO
    • As board president of a 501(c)(4) that runs an annual anime convention in Denver, ensured the organization was executing its mission. Lead the process of rewriting bylaws to adapt to the needs of a growing organization.
    • As programming director, coordinated with guests, industry representatives, and dozens of panelists to build a schedule of events.



  • Agile/Scrum
  • AWS
    • API Gateway
    • CloudFormation
    • CloudFront
    • CloudWatch
    • DynamoDB
    • EC2
    • ECS
    • IAM
    • KMS
    • Lambda
    • Organizations
    • RDS/Aurora
    • S3
    • VPC
    • WAF
  • CSS
  • Docker
  • Git
  • Go
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • Linux
  • MongoDB
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • PostgreSQL
  • Python
  • REST
  • Serverless
  • SQLite
  • Terraform
  • ZFS


  • Balancing Competing Requirements
  • Building Robust, Scalable Systems
  • Mentorship and Teaching
  • Prioritizing Objectives
  • System Architecture
  • Team Leadership


Longmont High School

Graduated June 2000. Two years on the school newspaper as a journalist and copy editor.