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.

5 February 2015

5 February 2015

Why recruiting a Product Manager is so difficult

Good product managers can’t really be unicorns, can they? Well they can’t be, because we have some great product managers at Redgate. So why then is it so difficult to recruit more? Redgate is an amazing place to work, are these people just not applying? Are we asking for the wrong thing? Too much?... Read more

29 July 2014

29 July 2014

Redgate’s technical interviews

This article describes the Redgate interview process.  We wanted to make the interview process clear and transparent so that you can best prepare for applying at Redgate. Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter The Curriculum Vitae (CV) and covering letter are our first insight into you as a software engineer.  From your covering letter we’d... Read more

2 October 2013

2 October 2013

Top 10 tips for getting a design job

I previously wrote about how to get a graduate position in UX or design. That post came out of two things: the fact that we were hiring graduates at the time, and that I was asked quite regularly at conferences and events what candidates should send us to demonstrate their suitability. Now we’re recruiting again–but... Read more

4 March 2013

4 March 2013

Redgate, in the words of the founders

Neil and Simon We founded Redgate* in 1999, and, until recently, we ran the company as joint chief executives. Simon is now the CEO, with responsibilities that include developing the leadership team and making sure everything runs smoothly day-to-day. After sharing the CEO role for over 12 years, Neil is taking time off from... Read more