Functional testing of payment system

The customer developed the online payment system and was on a hunt for an independent QA vendor with the knowledge in BFSI domain to assess its quality. The client approached a1qa to face the challenge.
Financial services
Functional testing
Performance testing


This project was of great importance to us because we work with a very demanding group of customers that value their time and put the main emphasis on convenience and simplicity of online payments. We trusted a1qa with that job because they were very fast to provide us with a convenient working schedule and test scenarios for our ongoing project…

Dieter Disl, Technical director

The Payment Service Provider project was a part of a large business project for Internet credit card payments. From the technical point of view, the system represented a web-based Java application.

Services offered

Functional testing
Performance testing
GUI testing

Project scope

The project was delivered with participation of German investors, an acquiring bank, a software development company, and a1qa performing independent QA services.

In order to improve a poorly set up QA process, the a1qa team defined QA roles and responsibilities, introduced templates, reports, and checklists.

Challenges and solutions

Lack of proper technical documentation:

  • The a1qa specialists thoroughly studied current documentation kit and created extensive documentation to be able to measure test effectiveness/coverage.

Miscommunication issues with the remote teams:

  • The a1qa team developed a communication map and built effective communication through various channels.

Technologies & tools

  • IBM WebSphere
  • SilkPerformer
  • IntelliJ IDEA
  • IBM Rational XDE Tester
  • Rational ClearQuest


In numbers

years of the project duration
compliance with the roadmap
defects detected

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