As of July 1, 2020, I am no longer a Microsoft employee.
That’s actually a phrase I didn’t think I would ever write. When I started at Microsoft on June 2018, I was confident I would finish out my career there. I loved my job, my team, and the future looked bright. In a way I felt like I had “come home”, as corny as that my sound.
But, as most of us know, life sometimes has a way of throwing you curveballs. Sometimes in a good way, and sometimes in a bad. In this instance, I think it has turned out to be a good one.
My entire team (the DevOps Customer Advisory Team, or DevOps CAT for short) has joined GitHub. For anyone who may not know, GitHub is the premier site for developers, supporting a community of more than 50 million people who want to learn, share, and work together to build software. Which makes it a great fit for my team, as our goal is to go out and help people get more “devop-sy”.
I’ll be doing what I was doing at Microsoft, helping customers get better at DevOps, only this time with more of a GitHub bent than an Azure DevOps bent. And I’m going to get to continue to work with the same great team that have been my family for the past two years, as well as build out a new extended family of Hubbers (which is what we call ourselves).
I’m excited. Stay tuned here and at my YouTube channel for more updates, as I start documenting my journey.