Gerasimos Alexiou

I am a Cloud/DevOps Engineer currently working for @XM. I am a Udemy instructor for DevOps courses and I also maintain a technology blog which has more than 300k views. Microsoft MVP for 2023-2024 and Microsoft Certified Trainer. When there is free time I make videos on Youtube and I write write on @Medium
Addicted to coffee, technology and beers.


Cloud/DevOps Engineer

October 2023 - now

Implementing and supporting Cloud Infrastructure that serves million customers on Forex trading.

  • Gitlab CI/CD
  • Terraform
  • AWS
  • Python
  • Bash & Scripting
  • Serverless solutions
  • Troubleshooting

Senior DevOps Engineer
February 2023 - September 2023

Supporting Signal Ocean platform with DevOps tools.

  • TeamCity
  • Kubernetes
  • Grafana
  • Virtual servers, Serverless, Cloud components
  • Containers
  • Scripting
  • Troubleshooting

DevOps Engineer
November 2021 - January 2023

Automating procedures for Cloud environments with YAML pipelines, IAC and Configuration management tools.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Terraform
  • Ansible
  • Virtual servers, Serverless, Cloud components
  • Containers
  • Powershell
  • Troubleshooting

IT Speciliast

April 2018 - October 2021

Supporting various systems and infrastructures based on all flavors of operating systems. (Appliances, Windows, Linux)
Some of my day to day technologies/tools:

  • Installation, Configuration, Troubleshooting of VMware inftrastructures on-premise/cloud
  • Configuration, Troubleshooting of Azure/IBM Cloud inftrastructures
  • Advanced Linux servers configuration,troubleshooting and setup
  • Ansible automation for on-premise and cloud setups
  • CI/CD operations
  • Virtual servers, Webservers, Security Hardening
  • IBM Guardium


National Technical University of Athens (2021)

Masters of Science
Techno Economic Systems

GPA: 8,01/10

University of Patras (2017)

Bachelor of Science
Computer Engineer and Informatics

GPA: 7.3/10


Programming Languages & Tools

Awards & Certifications

  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (2021-2023)
  • Azure Solutions Architect Expert (ID H855-3185)
  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Advanced Automatiuon (ID 200-018-679)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (ID 200-018-679)
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat 8 (ID 200-018-679)
  • VMware Certified Professional - DataCenter Virtualization 2020 (ID 375086595)
  • Azure DevOps Engineer | AZ-400 (ID H633-9286)
  • Azure Administrator Associate | AZ-104 (ID H557-3333)
  • Night of Living Devs European Hackathlon (Microsoft) 13th place on Europe and 6th on Greece