Financial Applications

Past Presentations

Modern Banking in 1500 Microservices

Monzo runs over 1,500 microservices in production and that number continues to grow. Each has a single responsibility and well defined interfaces. It takes many, many distinct pieces of functionality to run a modern banking backend.  This talk will explain how we build, operate, observe and...

Matt Heath Senior Staff Engineer @Monzo
Suhail Patel Backend Engineer @Monzo
Rampant Pragmatism: Growth and Change at Starling Bank

Dan and Martin joined a tiny team at Starling Bank in early 2016 tasked with building a bank from scratch. In hindsight that was probably the easy bit. Today as engineering leads we aim to bring just enough structure to the organisation as it grows, while keeping alive that early spirit of...

Daniel Osborne Web Technology Practice Lead @StarlingBank
Martin Dow Engineering Lead for Core Banking @StarlingBank
Evolution of Financial Exchange Architectures

The Disruptor was announced 10 years ago. A concurrent library for the Java programming language which provided a low-latency, high-throughput means to do asynchronous event processing as a central component to the LMAX's architecture.In the 10 years since Disruptor, Financial Exchange...

Martin Thompson High Performance & Low Latency Specialist
Applying AI/ML for Trusted Commerce Connections @Facebook Marketplace

Facebook Marketplace is aimed at making buying and selling seamless for people locally within their communities and open up economic opportunity through social commerce. Given that Trust is a key driver of consumer decisions in Commerce, it is important for Facebook to build trust amongst buyers...

Liza Fireman Engineering Manager @Facebook Marketplace Trust & Safety
Microservices for Growth at comparethemarket.com

comparethemarket.com have been running Kubernetes in production for over two years. But the journey has not always been straightforward. Most real stories of growth involve several generations of architecture, repeated accruals and repayments of technical debt, piling up of layers of technology...

Kenichi Shibata Cloud Native Architect @comparethemkt
Adam Stewart Solution Architect @comparethemkt
Applying Machine Learning to Financial Payments

This presentation discusses how Machine Learning can be applied to Payments to respond rapidly to known and emerging patterns of fraud, and to detect patterns of fraud that may not otherwise be identified.  It will cover techniques that have been used and are emerging in fraud detection...

Tamsin Crossland Senior Architect @iconsolutions

Interviews

Will Jones VP of Engineering, @Habito

Habito: The Purely-Functional Mortgage Broker

Tell me about the work you are doing.

Habito is changing the way mortgages work in the United Kingdom. It's quite a complicated process to work through. About 70% of the market is intermediated, so it's a good place to build a consumer-friendly brand and fix problems like not being able to understand what an appropriate mortgage looks like or how repayments work -- in...

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