To Reduce Testing Costs for One of the World’s Largest Lending Platforms

To Reduce Testing Costs for One of the World’s Largest Lending Platforms

Industry

Fintech

Platform

Web, API

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  • Project Profile

    The client is an American peer-to-peer lending marketplace connecting investors and borrowers. It operates at a lower cost than traditional bank lending programs and passes the savings on to borrowers in the form of lower rates and to investors in the form of solid returns. Needless to say, such financial services prioritize stability, functional correctness, and overall quality. To ensure that everything works efficiently with their rapidly growing user load they needed to optimize their testing process with automation.
  • Project Goals

    - Build a test automation infrastructure
    - Execute test automation basing on existing scenarios
    - Support test automation infrastructure
  • Business Needs

    The exponential growth of the platform’s popularity obliged the client to steadily progress. To ensure increasing authority and loyalty it was required that they significantly enhance the quality of their services.
  • Engagement Model

    Outsourcing

  • Duration

    5 years

  • Effort

    Up to 25 engineers

Technologies Used

  • postman-new
    Postman
  • selenium-new
    Selenium
  • test-ng-new
    TestNG
  • charles
    Charles
  • testrail-new
    TestRail
  • jira
    Jira
  • yodlee
    Yodlee
  • selenoid
    Selenoid
  • appium-new
    Appium
  • docker
    Docker
  • ansible
    Ansible

Remarkable Achievements

  • Established R&D for an OCR (optical character recognition) tool and semantic analysis of documents. Other cost-effective R&D for various tools, solutions, and concept prototyping

  • Provided automated tests against all enterprise tiers: web/mobile front-end, APIs, DB, Risk Assessment Engine validations, and more

  • 20,000+ advanced testing scenarios automated for API, DB, UI test layers using an in-house developed framework with yearly deadlines met

  • Coverage of test scripts at multiple browsers and platforms: IE, Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari. As a result, we reduced costs by half as well as provided a 5 times increase in the coverage

  • Provide DevOps expertise in deployment and enhancements of full-featured AWS infrastructure, integration to CI tooling and solutions, allowing to execute parameterized acceptance and regression suites periodically or on-demand

  • Develop a fully-functional web reporting portal that collects a lot of useful information during test execution and provides detailed statistics to the management team

Results

Solvd engineers began adopting automation with a single domain – healthcare financing and we were soon entrusted with the rest. We shared a high level of expertise with the client’s engineering teams, conducted reviews and provided documentation for the software we delivered.

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  • 580491

    Hours saved by automation

  • 12844

    Bugs detected

  • 51

    Releases shipped

  • 1000+

    Tests run daily

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