From the very beginning, we were pleased that a1qa managed to meet our high requirements for manual testing engineers’ technical skills and expertise. All engineers that were added by a1qa into the project were very result-oriented, smart, and communicable. Despite the huge variety of functions that had to be tested and project integration with third-party systems, the engineers successfully coped with all the tasks.
The customer had three automation platforms that allowed small hosters and large telecommunication enterprises to go to market with speed and at a competitive cost. a1qa specialists were responsible for testing all of the company’s key solutions.
The company assembled the dedicated team that fully committed to the project needs. Initially, there were two software testing engineers from a1qa side.
The project lasted for more than 2 years and as a1qa specialists proved their professionalism and deserved the customer’s confidence, the team was scaled to 8 specialists.
The project was technically complicated due to a great number of embedded features and integration with third-party systems. For the a1qa team, it was challenging to learn all the features as there was no proper technical documentation.
To ensure systematic and complete test coverage, all tests cases were thoroughly planned and well documented.
All testing deliverables (reports, bugs, etc.) were documented in details. a1qa regularly reported on the status of the performed works.
a1qa responsibilities included the following:
From time to time the customer asked to scale the team and assign new specialists with the right set of skills within tight timeline. Each candidate for the project was expected to prepare a CV and have an interview with the customer:
It was challenging to obtain the data needed for QA due to the obstructed communication with the customer’s distributed team:
The customer’s workflow differed from the generally accepted: