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.

Cloud & DevOps Engineer

Knoxville, TN · Full-time

About The Position

RegScale [] combines the best practices of DevOps and Compliance to deliver RegOps – a revolutionary Continuous Compliance Automation platform. RegScale empowers customers to shift-left their compliance programs, using digital transformation and automation to reduce cost, risk, and time-to-value.  


RegScale is a fast-growing startup 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 Cloud & DevOps Engineer to help scale our operations and deliver world-class value to our customers. The successful candidate will play a critical and highly visible role, serving as a technical expert and creative thought leader in our Cloud-Native software company. It requires an engineer with broad skills and experience, and a flexible approach to solution design and delivery.  


If you are passionate about process automation, solving the most cutting-edge design challenges, working with highly skilled people, and the idea of working in a fast-paced startup, then we would love to have you on our team. We are offering a generous compensation package including a competitive base salary, bonus, and significant stock options – because we recognize that hiring and cultivating world-class talent is critical to our company’s success. 


Candidate 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 offices on a regular basis. 


Required Skills: 


  • Advanced knowledge of DevOps: Git-based source control, software tools and builds, artifact storage, CI/CD pipelines, static and dynamic code scanning tools, runtime environments, and deployments.  
  • Advanced familiarity with Azure and general experience in one or more other major Cloud Service Provider platforms: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, or others. This includes major IaaS and PaaS offerings around compute, storage, networking, database, and other managed services. 
  • Ability to break down high-level business requirements into project-level scopes, then design, document, and implement cloud and DevOps solutions that meet these requirements.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be comfortable with customers, with other engineers, with sales, and with executives. 
  • Awareness of cloud-native event-driven solution architectures. 
  • Ability to create clear, concise, and thorough documentation – for both internal and customer-facing use cases. 
  • Ability to quickly learn complex new or existing technologies and patterns, to evaluate their utility, and formulate and communicate appropriate recommendations for architects and managers. 
  • Proficiency in generating and presenting architectural drawings. 
  • Experience with Agile Project Management, Scrum processes, and operating in a geographically distributed project environment. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in scripting with bash, powershell, python or other languages 
  • Proficiency in building, storing, and running containerized workloads. Must have familiarity with Docker, as well as how container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes, docker-compose, or serverless container workloads function.  
  • Self-starter with a passion for continuous learning and personal development 
  • Experience in applying security baselines and patches to cloud based systems 




  • Administer and automate all aspects of our Azure and Office365 cloud tools and workloads – RegScale SaaS platform, lab environments, DevOps – including using Infrastructure as code. 
  • System administration tasks for Azure infrastructure including monitoring, patching, user management, and securing applications 
  • Command line and SSH access into our Azure environment to manage cloud-based systems 
  • Design and build solutions that power our DevOps monitoring, networking, and security programs. 
  • Maintain DevOps pipelines: adding new functionality and integrations, plus troubleshooting. 
  • Maintain and administer our Logging and Monitoring environments – including dashboards and alerts. 
  • Continuously improve the installation, configuration, and deployment processes to make RegScale installs more efficient and repeatable over time 
  • Support the RegScale Cyber Security team by implementing required architecture components and policies, responding to incidents, and providing required compliance artifacts. 
  • Interface with the development team to support changes, upgrades, enhancements, and new features in the RegScale product runtime or pipelines. 
  • Periodically review cloud invoices to ensure cost efficiency and recommend ways to be more cost efficient. 
  • Work with the Data team to build and maintain our data analytics architecture. 
  • Administer and maintain our cloud-based backup, retention, and disaster recovery tools.  
  • Develop and troubleshoot Dockerfiles, deploy containers to our registries, and assist with patching containers 
  • Innovate. Be creative. Have fun. Grow.  

Education/Training, Qualifications, and Certification: 

  • Minimum of seven years experience as a Cloud, DevOps, or Systems Engineer or a Bachelor’s Degree and 4+ years of experience 
  • Desired certifications: 
  • Azure Cloud, Kubernetes, and/or DevOps engineering and architecture, including Infrastructure as Code 
  • Scrum or Project Management 
  • Desired experience: 
  • Large consulting or services organization. 
  • Software startup. 
  • System administration for a system integrator or other large enterprise 
  • Compliance tools and processes. 
  • Must be a US Citizen and capable of passing a background check and random periodic drug testing 

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