Expert Engineers at a Fraction of the Cost

Unlock the full potential of your business with our Fractional Engineering Teams. Flexible, elite tech talent—exactly when you need it, without the overhead.

Who We Are

We are a small, elite team of software engineers with over 20 years of experience with startups.

Top-Tier Engineers

A small team of industry-leading full-stack engineers, committed to delivering unparalleled expertise.

Strategic Partners

We’re more than a service; we’re strategic partners invested in your success, ensuring we continually prove our value.

Tailored Solutions

Whether you’re a high-tech startup or an established company, we offer scalable, customized solutions that fit your unique challenges.


Thought leaders in the tech space, we’re always looking for ways to drive efficiencies and optimize performance for your business.

24/7 Support

Our team ensures round-the-clock coverage without the downtime associated with vacations, sick days, or holidays, guaranteeing uninterrupted service.

Deep Startup Experience

Our roots are deeply embedded in startup culture and small business dynamics, making us ideally suited to understand and address your specific needs.

Is Our Service Right For You?


We partner with established small companies, startups, and scale-ups.


Our clients have high-tech products that depend on cloud infrastructure.


We fit best with small companies who have less than 50 employees.


Our clients are primarily in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

Service Options

Choose A Package


8 Hours / Month


20 Hours / Month


40 Hours / Month


80 Hours / Month

Our Process


Our first step is an intensive exploration of your entire environment. Our expert engineers quickly become familiar with your tech stack, ensuring a seamless and effective partnership from the start.


We embed ourselves within your team’s communication channels (Slack, Teams, Email) and establish a schedule for regular catch-up sessions. This integration facilitates clear, continuous communication and collaboration.


To ensure alignment and efficiency across the board, we craft comprehensive documentation, flow diagrams, and action plans. This foundational work is key to maintaining clarity and direction for all team members.


Our team closely measures the utilization patterns in your infrastructure to ensure that your systems can scale to meet your customer’s needs. Additionally, we review your resource usage to make sure that you aren’t overpaying for your cloud resources.


We provide 24/7 support and continuous monitoring for all of our customers.

For our clients with engineering teams, we also provide training to your dev teams to make sure that your team is maturing in their knowledge of infrastructure and cloud ops.

Our Founders

Chris Reynolds

CEO / Founder

Chris Reynolds is a seasoned certified DevOps engineer with over two decades of experience. As the CEO and Co-Founder of Surton, Chris is responsible for driving the highest quality standards in the industry by building the right team and keeping them laser-focused on the customer’s objectives. Prior to Surton, he was the founder of BriteCore, an insurance technology startup that sold to Private Equity in 2019.

Chris’s leadership qualities and his ability to drive technological innovation have been recognized with several accolades, including the Missouri Small Business of the Year award in 2012, the Lifetime Service award from the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, and three-time recognition on the Inc 5000 list.

Ben Hayden

CTO / Founder

Ben Hayden has been building data-focused cloud architectures for over 16 years. He is a certified AWS Solution Architect and has managed large migrations, greenfield projects as a leader, consultant and engineer.

He has deep experience building SOC 2 compliant insurance-focused data solutions as well as HIPAA compliant platforms. He takes a pragmatic approach when it comes to software design, balancing the right layer of abstraction with producing the highest business value in the shortest amount of time.


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