Credit Rubric is a UK based data analytics platform for European debt securities. They provide independent quantitative analysis combining financial performance, credit metrics and market pricing. Credit Rubric is also a part of the financial information group, Acuris. Their main goal is to store and share information regarding High Yield Bonds, the issuing companies, all details of the bonds, as well as up to date information.
Partnership with STX Next:
since July 2017 (2 years)
STX NEXT DELIVERED
Prepare an MVP of a system that will allow users to query for high yield bonds and display their details including financial performance statistics and yield calculations.
A number of Node.js REST services that communicate with each other over HTTP. NoSQL database for storing information. Angular used for admin backend. React used for subscriber frontend. ElasticSearch for indexing and efficiently searching for data. Additional Python service that wraps a bond yield calculator in an HTTP API. Separate worker service for importing data from external sources.
STX have been responsive and client focused and proved adaptable and cooperative in the period when we paired two development houses with different processes. The STX team is first and foremost, solution orientated with efficient, well honed development processes that manage to balance delivery and simplicity, with sustainable code and thorough testing.
Together with PO on the client side we managed to build an efficient nearshore development team that strived towards an ambitious goal to deliver an MVP of the product with a non-trivial architectured system, filling a business gap in the market. On the process level I had a feeling that our suggestions have been heard and improvement actions were applied.