Who is this guy?

Hey there, I'm Elijah! 👋 a Software Engineer at Netcompany. I'm all about embracing the grind and never backing down from a challenge. I love technical puzzles, crafting software applications, and diving deep into the inner workings of things. When I'm not coding for fun, you'll find me hitting the gym, exploring new places, catching up on movies/series, or simply chilling with friends doing barbeque/travelling/gaming/streaming! That's why I bring creativity, responsibility, and teamwork to the table, fueling my hard work and passion for learning.

Dreams without goals are just dreams and ultimately they fuel disappointment. On the road to achieving your dreams, you must apply discipline, but more importantly, consistency. Because without commitment, you will never start, but without consistency, you will never finish.

Hobbies and Interests


Writing on my blog




Working out








Listening to rap/hip-hop music


Bragging about how great vim is





  • 2023 - 🚀 Offered an intern position at Apple for the summer of 2023
  • 2023 - 🚀 Offered an L4 position at Amazon - Wait-listed - Team-matching


  • 2023 - 🗣️ Attendee - Voxxeddays @Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2024 - 🗣️ Speaker - React 2 React @Athens, Greece


  • 2016 - 💻 Participated in the Panhellenic Informatics Competition and advanced to Phase C
  • 2019 - 🎓 Started studying for my Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • 2021 - 🗣️ Won my first ever coding competition hosted by Netcompany
  • 2023 - ✍️ Maintain a personal blog on software development topics (www.elijahkoulaxis.com)
  • 2023 - 🎥 Started streaming on Twitch (www.twitch.tv/elijahkx)
  • 2024 - 🎓 Graduated! Got my Bachelor's degree in Computer Science


  • 2022 - 💼 Got hired as an intern
  • 2023 - ⚙️ Proactively developed a Python script that consistently saves 20 minutes daily for developers, including myself, with zero margin for errors. This self-driven initiative includes comprehensive documentation for future enhancements and has been adopted by all the teams of the project.
  • 2023 - 🏆 Achieved the highest rating of 4.6/5.0 among engineers with 0 to 1.5 years of experience in my first 6-month performance review, 4.8/5.0 in my 12-month performance review, and 4.8/5.0 in my 18-month performance review reflecting my dedication to delivering high-quality work and exceeding expectations.
  • 2023 - 🚀 Got promoted to mid-level software engineer within 12 months of joining as a full-time software engineer
  • 2023 - ⚙️ Developed an internal Rust CLI tool, enabling team members to effortlessly configure their development environments, saving an estimated 1-2 hours per setup.
  • 2023 - present - 🌟 Conducted live presentations and practical demonstrations to teach complex concepts to teams of 15-20 members, mainly onboarding junior team members. Additionally, I provided updates on recent developments in our codebase to the entire team.
  • 2023 - present - 📚 Mentored, code reviewed, and guided the junior members of the project to complete their tasks.
  • 2024 - ⚙️ Took the initiative to create an internal tool for quick insertion and database updates by translating TypeScript objects representing dynamic page schemas into JSON and XML. The time needed to complete these tasks was drastically cut down from over an hour to just a few seconds, and it's being used by at least 50 people. I also wrote a comprehensive documentation of the tool, detailing its functions and uses.