Posts Categorized in Working at Redgate

At Redgate, we create ingeniously simple software used by over 800,000 IT professionals, and we’re the leading Microsoft SQL Server tools vendor. We enjoy it too. It’s what makes coming to work challenging as well as rewarding. Our philosophy is to design highly usable, reliable tools which elegantly solve the problems developers and DBAs face every day, and help them to adopt database DevOps. As a result, more than 100,000 companies use products like the Redgate SQL Toolbelt, including 91% of those in the Fortune 100.

3 December 2019

3 December 2019

My journey from Sales to Product Marketing

In our team’s previous blog posts, you may have read about how product marketing is set up at Redgate and why we have both Product Marketing Managers and Product Managers working together when other companies may have just one. Here, I’m hoping to give you a different perspective – that of someone who both directly... Read more

22 October 2019

22 October 2019

Building a great marketing team

When we interview marketers at Redgate, we’re often asked So, how many people work in marketing? What’s the size of the team? Redgate is getting on for 400 total employees now, and when I reply that Around 40 work in marketing, I get a pretty uniform response – That’s a lot! Often people coming... Read more

Learning from the Accelerate “Four Key Metrics”

There’s been a lot of excitement about the book Accelerate, which summarizes research from the past several years of the State of DevOps Report from DORA (which Redgate sponsors). Perhaps the most popular topic is the “four measures of software delivery performance”, sometimes called “Accelerate metrics” or simply the “four key metrics”. We’ve started... Read more

19 June 2019

19 June 2019

Level Up 2019, Redgate’s Internal Tech Conference

On Tuesday 19th March 2019, Redgate held our second annual internal product development conference, Level Up 2019. The conference took place at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, and involved 120 Redgaters coming together to share skills, knowledge, and ideas with their colleagues. At Redgate, learning and development is important to us. We believe encouraging... Read more

12 February 2019

12 February 2019

What learning and development means at Redgate

At Redgate, encouraging personal development in our teams is fundamental to building amazing products. As well as developing new skills for employees to apply to their current work, personal development has a huge impact on job satisfaction. Drive by Daniel H. Pink discusses the principals behind what motivates us. He suggests that three main... Read more

24 December 2018

24 December 2018

Redgate giving something back – 2018 highlights

Giving something back is an important part of Redgate. We even have our own Give Something Back team who coordinate Redgate’s charity activities. We especially like to support and donate to local charities, but we also support international charities, run fundraising events in the office, match fund Redgate employees raising money themselves, and everyone... Read more

21 November 2018

21 November 2018

Why you should invest in celebrating success

The transparent nature of the way we work at Redgate is unlike any other company culture I’ve experienced. We strive to be open and honest about our decisions and how things are going. On an individual level we have a feedback-led culture, and as a manager I spend a lot of time working with... Read more