RegScale frees organizations from (digital) paper via its continuous compliance automation software. Our API-centric software platform integrates with your existing security and compliance platforms to dynamically manage security control state, shifting compliance left to deliver audit-ready documentation on demand while simultaneously visualizing compliance and operational risk. Heavily Regulated Organizations such as the U.S. Navy, Department of Energy and Fortune 500 Financial Institutions use RegScale to start compliant and stay compliant with the ongoing regulatory obligations such as NIST, SOX, PCI, ISO, and many many more.

Principal Software Architect

Knoxville, TN · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

RegScale [] is bringing the best practices of DevOps to Compliance to deliver RegOps – Continuous Compliance Automation. RegScale helps our customers shift-left compliance by digitizing, automating, transforming, and scaling their programs to generate cost savings, risk reduction, and faster time to value for delivering digital transformation.  RegScale is a fast-growing startup company with offices in Tysons Corner, VA (HQ) and Knoxville, TN (R&D). We offer an exceptional benefits package including comprehensive health insurance, 401k, stock options, and unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) for full time W-2 employees.


Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a critical position in an innovative startup that is disrupting the compliance industry? We are actively seeking a highly skilled Full Stack developer to help accelerate our product roadmap and deliver innovative features for our customers. If you have a passion for software development, love solving complex problems, and are excited about the idea of working in a fast-paced startup then we would love to meet you. This position will play a key role in designing our core application and related integrations. We recognize that skilled developers are critical to our company’s success, and we have offered a generous compensation package that includes a competitive base salary with significant stock options to help us recruit the most exceptional talent.


Position must be a US Citizen and is subject to a background check and unannounced drug testing requirements. Position may allow some remote work but is expected to be in our Knoxville, TN office on a regular basis. We know how valuable your creativity and leadership skills are to our company’s success, and we offer an exceptional salary and benefits package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position. If you’re ready to work on the most cutting-edge design challenges, we are excited to have you on our team.


  • Hands on development establishing new architectural patterns for use by the development team
  • Troubleshooting tricky bits of code and improving performance and quality of the application at all levels of the stack
  • Establishing architectural standards for software development and enforcing their use via code reviews
  • Teaching and mentoring junior developers
  • Front-end development using Bootstrap and Angular
  • Middle-tier API development using .NET Core C#
  • Back-end database development using Entity Framework with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Self-starter with a passion for continuous learning and personal development


Required Skills:

  • Experience developing modern user experiences for web/mobile applications leveraging Bootstrap or similar frameworks
  • Full stack development experience with extensive and direct experience coding in Angular and .NET Core
  • Experience with performance optimization, security hardening, and overall architecture for complex enterprise systems
  • GitOps familiarity for performing source code configuration management using Git-based tools (GitHub) with multiple branches
  • Extensive experience with separation of concerns and automated testing to improve Software Quality
  • Direct experience with modern containerization tooling including Docker and Kubernetes is desired
  • Experience with Agile Project Management, Scrum processes, and operating in a geographically distributed project environment
  • Knowledge of secure software development processes to eliminate vulnerabilities in applications

Education/Training, Qualifications, and Certification:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar technical/engineering degree and 15 years experience, or
  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Computer Science or similar technical/engineering degree and 12 years experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills while delivering exceptional customer service
  • Experience with Software as a Service (SaaS) companies and scale out architectures is highly preferred
  • Experience with scaling applications in Microsoft Azure is highly preferred
  • Must be a US Citizen and capable of passing a background check and random periodic drug testing
  • Must live in Knoxville, TN or be willing to relocate for this position and work out of the R&D office a minimum of 50% of the time

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