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.

Senior Data Engineer

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 creative problem solver to serve as a senior data engineer, accelerating our customer deployment and commercial integration strategies. If you have a passion for data loading, love solving complex integration 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 data loading for onboarding our customers and developing key integrations with other industry leading commercial software platforms. We recognize that skilled engineers 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 will mostly be remote work with periodic trips to the office for strategy and design sessions with the team. 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 data engineering challenges, we are excited to have you on our team.


  • Support AI/ML based product use cases
  • Support customer onboarding by bulk loading data as part of Professional Services engagements
  • Add commercial integrations and automations to the RegScale CLI
  • Develop installers and automation to simplify RegScale bulk data operations
  • Perform scheduled jobs to update and enrich data via API orchestration
  • Support containerized workloads in the RegScale SaaS environment
  • Deliver assigned user stories while working in an Agile Project management environment
  • Self-starter who will continuously learn and develop
  • Develop technical documentation in Markdown language or within Wikis
  • Delivering on schedule for assigned customer deliverables


Required Skills: 

  • Expert with Python scripting for performing data exchange, transform, and load operations
  • Experience with REST API integrations using modern authentication such as OAuth
  • Leveraging Python for data cleansing, web scraping, and data enrichment
  • Experience with Python for machine learning and AI-based use cases
  • Familiarity with other common scripting languages such as Powershell or Bash is desired
  • Experience with Linux Command Line Interfaces (CLIs)
  • Experience with bulk data processing via scheduled CRON jobs, serverless functions, or other means
  • Basic familiarity with modern containerization tooling including Docker, Kubernetes, and CI/CD pipelines is desired
  • Willingness to participate in and learn from our Agile Project Management and Scrum processes while operating in a geographically distributed project environment

Education/Training, Qualifications, and Certification:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar technical/engineering degree and 10 years experience, or
  • Minimum of Master’s Degree in Computer Science or similar technical/engineering degree with years of professional experience
  • Non-degree – minimum of 20 years experience in IT with direct and extensive Python development experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills while being a team player
  • Must be a US Citizen and capable of passing a background check and random periodic drug testing
  • Must be willing to work in the Knoxville, TN R&D office up to 50% in a hybrid developer role

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