Custom Development

Connamara has 20+ years of experience delivering large scale, complex, distributed systems for demanding clients in the capital markets. Connamara’s domain knowledge in capital markets and development methodology allows our clients’ specialized projects to proceed on time and on budget through the entire software development life cycle. Connamara provides system functional specification, UI/UX design, system architecture design, security, and implementation services.

Frequently Asked Questions About Connamara Custom Development

Connamara prefers to perform custom development on a time and materials basis. However, for well defined projects with limited scope Connamra will consider fix priced projects.

For all software development Connamara utilizes agile methodologies that have been developed over the past 20 years through the mindset of continuous improvement. These disciplines include; Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Automated Builds and Testing. Wrapped around these methods are the agile project management methods of feature prioritization, complexity estimation in points, and completion dates that are calculated through team velocity tracking.

Connamara is platform and programming language agnostic and has delivered projects on most, if not all, platforms and languages.

Connamara makes use of the latest containerization technologies. This allows the same delivered system to be deployed to a commercial cloud provider (AWS, Azure, GCP), to an on-premise datacenter, or a hybrid of cloud and on-premise.

Connamara is an active participant in open source projects that benefit capital markets including as founder and maintainer of QuickFIX (probably the most successful open source project in capital markets) as well as a contributor to 18 other open source initiatives.