Introducing the Visual Studio ALM Rangers – Sohail Tahir

Who are you?DP

I am working as ALM Engineer / Tech. Architect, responsible for designing and implementing continuous delivery/release pipeline for Azure and on-prem environments. Release Manager automation, writing custom/wrapper RM tools, DSC scripts used by importing nuget package into VS solution, for a seamless AppDev to DevOps hand off.

Right now, I am involved in architecting a deployment pipeline utilizing RM (Release Manager) & SMA (Service Management Automation) to support cross subscription (Azure subscription) deployment and test automation pipeline, adhering to connectivity rules/limitation in play & the security compliance requirements.

Why did you join the ALM Rangers?

  • Contribute to the MSFT/ALM community
  • Help my client(s) implement VS ALM tools and best practices.
  • Identify VS ALM/RM adoption or implementation gaps to PG
  • Stay involved with ALM Rangers community

What makes you “tick”?

  • Opportunity to innovate, research & evolve.
  • Solving real world challenging problem(s) that has significant impact, affecting multiple teams.
  • Value add to the organization/client
  • Culture of Technical honesty

Where you live?

Bethesda, MD

This post is part of an ongoing series of Rangers introductions. See Ranger Index (Who is Who?) for more details.

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