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Staff Release Engineer



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

Tenstorrent is leading the industry on cutting-edge AI technology, revolutionizing performance expectations, ease of use, and cost efficiency. With AI redefining the computing paradigm, solutions must evolve to unify innovations in software models, compilers, platforms, networking, and semiconductors. Our diverse team of technologists have developed a high performance RISC-V CPU from scratch, and share a passion for AI and a deep desire to build the best AI platform possible. We value collaboration, curiosity, and a commitment to solving hard problems. We are growing our team and looking for contributors of all seniorities.

Tenstorrent is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Staff Release Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a Staff Release Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring seamless and efficient releases of our products, enabling us to deliver frequent incremental updates to our customers.

This role is hybrid, based out of Toronto, Canada.


  • Run Release Sign-off:
    • Lead the release sign-off process ensuring all release criteria are met.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for readiness assessment.
  • Prepare and Package Release Binaries:
    • Own preparation and packaging of release binaries.
    • Implement automation for streamlining the packaging process.
  • Manage Source Code Updates on GitHub:
    • Facilitate release of source code updates on GitHub with compliance checks.
    • Maintain version control and document release notes.
  • Customer Feedback and Issue Resolution:
    • Gather customer feedback and address reported issues.
    • Act as primary point of contact for customer problem resolution.
  • Release Qualification:
    • Work with QA teams to qualify releases through testing.
    • Develop and execute test plans for release stability and performance.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in release engineering, software development, or related roles.
  • Strong understanding of release processes, including CI/CD pipelines, versioning strategies, and release branching models.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across cross-functional teams and interact with customers.
  • Proven track record of driving continuous improvement and delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Tenstorrent offers a highly competitive compensation package and benefits, and we are an equal opportunity employer.

Due to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, Tenstorrent is required to ensure compliance with licensing regulations when transferring technology to nationals of certain countries that have licensing conditions set by the U.S. government.

As this position will have direct and/or indirect access to information, systems, or technologies that are subject to U.S. Export Control laws and regulations, please note that citizenship/permanent residency, asylee and refugee information and supporting documentation will be required and considered as a condition of employment.

If a U.S. export license is required, employment will not begin until a license with acceptable conditions is granted by the U.S. government. If a U.S. export license with acceptable conditions is not granted by the U.S. government, then the offer of employment will be rescinded.