Senior Tester - MetaTeq, Purpose-Driven Games

Thank you for your interest. We are always looking for experienced talent to join the Pipeworks team!

The Senior Tester I is responsible for testing a specific project, or projects, under the guidance and direction of the Lead Tester and QA Manager.

Essential Job Functions

  • Test multiple task lists and test cases, and respond to the team, or testing lead, with pass/fail or other indicators
  • Duplicate the mindset of typical and/or atypical users, while dissecting the game methodically to locate even hidden bugs
  • Log articulate and detailed bugs into database using precise and detailed descriptions, and steps required to reproduce the bugs. Identify a bug’s “root cause” whenever possible Ensure timely response on requests for more information, and proper bug flow
  • Track and re-test all existing bugs regularly, and update the bug database accordingly.
  • Regularly re-test all elements in the game as directed by the testing lead
  • Verify that bugs marked “fixed” in the database are indeed fixed, before closing the bug.
  • Re-test closed bugs that are potentially affected by changes to tuning and functionality. In short, follow rigorous procedures for testing the regression of bugs, with particular attention to possible side stream, or knock-on bugs
  • Notify appropriate team members of verified bugs; reproduce bugs for programmers and other team members
  • Assist other projects as directed by the Producer, Test Lead, or QA Manager
  • Other duties/projects as directed
  • Actively plays games and is engaged with the modern gaming landscape
  • Strong technical skills, such as computer networking or IT
  • High proficiency in MS Office and database entry
  • Strong grasp of proper English grammar both written and conversational
  • Entry level Leadership aptitude
  • Entry level Project Management aptitude
  • Proven technical aptitude
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both written and verbal
  • Work well in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Be flexible to changing priorities
  • Be a team player
  • Mentor/lead other team members
  • Show strong organizational/analytical skills
  • Take direction
  • Assist in solving problems in resourceful and beneficial ways
  • Must be a US Citizen (due to the nature of the role)
  • Must be willing to undergo a U.S. Government Personnel Security Investigation (PSI)
  • The individual selected will accept PSI requirements by executing a Contingent Offer Letter

High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree is preferred. Two or more years of solid testing experience is required.

About Pipeworks Studios

Since 1999, Pipeworks Studios has been quietly developing best-selling games and beloved game franchises from deep in the heart of Oregon. Our teams are creating truly unique original IP games alongside our
on-going work with key game franchises and outside partners.

At Pipeworks Studios, we believe in creating popular, innovative, and unique games that harness the creative spark of our teams and embrace the power of our players and community.We harness the power of games to create magic across worlds. Discover the magic at www.pipeworks.com