Full System Lifecycle Services for the
Financial Services Industry

The Financial Services industry faces many challenges today including data proliferation, customer privacy issues, and growing industry regulations and guidelines such as Sarbanes Oxley, Basel II, Reg NMS, and AML while simultaneously facing intense competition across all sectors. To help clients respond to the IT implications of these challenges, we provide a complete range of development, testing, quality, and compliance solutions across the full system lifecycle. We are strongly committed to a complete independent verification and validation approach consistent with the principle the quality needs to be designed-in and built-in — not tested-in. We help clients address their requirements to reduce cost, increase operational efficiency, bring products and services to market more rapidly, and achieve full compliance with industry regulations and guidelines.

Our financial services team consists of experienced professionals from the financial and banking sectors who are trained in industry best practices and methodologies. This enables us to help clients exploit new technologies for competitive advantage and reduce the risk that serious technical problems will surface in the future during deployment and production usage.

Our domain expertise in diverse financial business operations and technology applications includes front office, middle office and back office systems. We provide deliverable based projects and people with expertise in both the financial information systems and the supporting infrastructure through our talented and experienced software development, testing, and system administration consultants. Our expertise includes:

  • Web-based and client/server systems for securities and fixed income sales and customer relations management
  • Electronic trading systems
  • Hybrid market systems
  • Financial data reporting systems
  • Risk management systems
  • IT governance systems
  • Systems that track historical financial data
  • Market trade comparison and surveillance systems
  • Order management systems
  • Data warehousing systems to support enterprise information needs

We help financial clients in all phases of the system lifecycle, including software development (C/C++, Unix/Linux, Java, Tandem Transaction Application Language, UML); operations, system support, and administration; testing (both automated and manual); and test tool development. We have built a strong reputation for providing expertise in such hard to find skills as the FIX protocol, VMS/VAX, and HP OpenView. We have comprehensive application and financial system experience includes major banking environments and major finance and accounting disciplines.

We enable our clients to be successful by working closely with them to deploy systems that work the first time they are put into production. We understand what it takes to ensure systems interoperate and meet all functionality requirements. Clients can leverage our methodologies or we can integrate smoothly into their approach.  Regardless of the options clients choose, we know the Financial Services space and can help clients to implement the optimal business processes and methods that enable their business to operate at its peak.

Our clients include stock exchanges, brokerage houses, global investment banks and a variety of other financial institutions. Click here to learn more about how we are delivering value to help clients move their business forward.