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Senior Analyst - Investments Strategy

Date Posted: Apr 27, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19103

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over $651 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. The enterprise has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate.  Visit us at to learn more.


The Portfolio and Risk Analytics (“PAR”) team is an independent function within MetLife Investment Management (“MIM”) that identifies, monitors and help manage investment risks in institutional client accounts across the MIM platform. The team seeks to enhance the portfolio construction process through ex-ante and ex-post risk report monitoring of aggregated exposures to market risks to ensure that client accounts reflect the intended positioning of the Portfolio Management team and is appropriate for the strategy.


The Senior Analyst will provide analytical support by constructing and monitoring multi-dimensional top down views of portfolios, performance attribution drivers, ex-ante VaR analysis, and reporting for internal and external client requests. While the role will primarily focus on client portfolios of the Public Fixed Income strategies, the analyst will also assist in supporting coverage of the Private Capital and Real Estate businesses.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Support the Portfolio & Risk Analytics team’s mission of identifying, measuring and monitoring quantitative portfolio risk measurements with a focus on aggregated portfolio level risks and portfolio construction
  • Create, develop and enhance risk reporting capabilities on portfolios and strategies across key risk indicators
  • Produce daily risk reporting and attribution reporting for internal and external clients
  • Communicate investment risk insights through impactful presentations with members of the investment team
  • Monitor capital markets, macro-economic conditions and industry trends and escalate as necessary
  • Perform daily monitoring of risk analytics to ensure data quality
  • Seek to elevate the overall analytical capabilities of the Portfolio & Risk Analytics group


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 2-4 years relevant experience in asset management, investment risk management, portfolio construction, data analysis
  • Ability to prioritize, manage and execute on multiple projects in a high performance, collaborative environment
  • Strong experience in reporting and data analysis in Excel required; experience with Bloomberg and BlackRock Solutions Aladdin
  • Knowledge of public fixed income markets in general and existing Public Fixed Income business strategies
  • Strong interest in capital markets and the asset management business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for continuously improving existing capabilities and strong desire to help support MIM business growth



  • BA/BS in Finance, Economics, Data Analytics, Math / Statistics, Business or related fields
  • Experience in VBA, SQL and/or Python a plus



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At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers. 


MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $651 billion of total assets under management as of September 30, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.


Requisition #: 116915


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia