20 days old
2017-11-022017-12-02

Associate - ABS/CMBS Trading Desk

MetLife
Hanover, NJ 07981
**Job Location:** United States : New Jersey : Whippany







**Role Value Proposition:**







The ABS/CMBS/CLO Trading Desk is a unit within the Global Structured Products (GSP) group of MetLife Investments. The Structured Products Group is responsible for an investment portfolio of approximately $75 billion consisting of ABS, CMBS and RMBS.







The Associate is responsible for assisting in the trading of ABS/CMBS/CLO securities for a portfolio close to $25 billion in size. The candidate will contribute and participate in all aspects of trading and trading support.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ _2_ +years of relevant fixed income market experience



+ Assist in the daily trading and management of the ABS/CMBS/CLO portfolio



+ Track the ABS/CMBS/CLO market via constant dialogue with trading counterparts



+ Enter trades into Blackrock Aladdin trading system



+ Support internal Metlife teams including accounting, settlements, pricing, and reporting



+ Track daily/weekly market developments and provide written commentary



+ Communicate with ABS/CMBS/CLO credit analysts regarding new deals and existing holdings







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







Required:







+ Advanced Excel capabilities



+ Familiarity with securitized markets and securitized products trading



+ Ability to set individual goals, work in an open trading desk environment, and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously



+ Strong interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills



+ Ability to develop strong relationships across numerous constituencies inside and outside of MetLife







Preferred:







+ MBA or CFA designation (or progress towards either)



+ Knowledge of Bloomberg, Blackrock Aladdin, or other trading/portfolio management tools







**Business Category**







Investments







**Number of Openings**







1







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 82462

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