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Chris McQueen

Professional Summary

Dedicated LAMP-focused Full Stack Web Developer and DevOps Engineer with 20+ years of experience. Additional deep expertise in networking, security, and general IT administration. Seeking challenging full-time or contract opportunities.

Work History

Full-Stack Developer at Amsive
February 2022 - Present

  • Legacy LAMP-focused SLDC
  • PHP 5/7 website conversions to lastest PHP 8
  • Microsoft Azure migrations from old Azure tenants and 3rd party cloud vendors
  • Solimar SOLSearcher Enterprise (SSE) Document Archival and E-Presentment technical management
  • Client API Support for Solimar SSE stack

Full-Stack Developer, Data Analyst Self-Employed Contractor
2005 - 2022

  • Legacy (non-framework) LAMP project implementation, optimization, maintenance, and support.
  • Collaborate and guide projects through the SDLC.
  • Legacy website conversions to modern responsive layouts using Bootstrap.
  • Hosting migrations to AWS EC2 / S3 / SES.
  • REST API integrations.
  • Custom form, digital signature, and document rendering expertise.
  • Detailed custom statement and reporting interfaces.

Co-Founder, Lead Developer at Transform Dealership Solutions
2005 - 2013

  • Custom CRM platform for automobile dealerships. Increased gross, decreased expense, and dramatically reduced paperwork processing time.
  • Ground-up web-based SaaS product build.
  • REST and SOAP-based API integrations with CUDL, RouteOne, TUNA (TransUnion), CBC (Credit Bureau Connection), and others.

IT Administrator, Lead Web Developer, Data Analyst at SourceLink
1997 - 2000, 2003 - 2005, Present

  • 2005 - Present: contractor for same (see Full-Stack Web Developer above).
  • Developed Direct mail portals for regional banks and finance companies that have generated well over $15M+ in revenue over 15 years.
  • Provided comprehensive Network, Security, and IT Administration including SAS70 security compliance.
  • Managed onsite fiber-connected data center and supported over 100+ employees.
  • MS Server 2000/2003/2007, AD, RHEL-based Linux servers, various NAS, VPN WIFI, and other devices.
  • Promoted from Entry-Level to Lead Programmer within 2 years.


Summary of Qualifications

  • SDLC / DevOps Project Management
  • LAMP-based SaaS Web Application Development
  • MySQL Database Management
  • Data analysis/reporting
  • Interactive custom form implementation
  • Document Management
  • Legacy codebase/hosting support and migration
  • Responsive design implementation and makeovers
  • IT/Network/Security Administration

Core Competencies

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • MS Certified Azure Fundamentals
  • LAMP Stack: RHEL-based Linux, Apache, MySQL 5+/8+, PHP 5/7/8, Composer, NPM, PDO, PEAR
  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • WHM, cPanel, Plesk, Lets Encrypt, Cloudflare, WordPress
  • Git, TFS, SVN
  • BASH, Perl, REXX, PowerShell
  • Slack, Asana, Microsoft Teams