Harnessing ReSTful HTTP APIs for a next-generation financial trading platform.
RBS offers its clients a full range of foreign transaction services, from straightforward currency exchange to complete risk management solutions. It uses foreign exchange (FX) hedging tools to help reduce the risks associated with foreign currency fluctuations to give customers greater certainty over their future cash flows, enabling them to plan for the future with increased confidence.
Endjin worked with the architecture team to create a Proof of Concept for a highly scalable, ReSTful trading architecture which could make full use of their existing investment in grid computing, their quant libraries, and their database infrastructure, while enabling their development teams to easily plug new products and components into the system using popular technologies such as Java, WPF, and HTML5.
We also introduced new development methodologies and DevOps technology to help them to focus on delivering business value more rapidly, and with less friction. We reduced the dev/deployment/test cycle from 4 days to 45 minutes.