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Associate - Structured Products

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Date Posted: May 18, 2022

Location(s): Whippany, NJ, US, 7981

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 role will be key in supporting various critical processes that the structured products team carries out on behalf of our clients. It will also support the different structured asset sectors in their credit analysis work as demanded by deal flow. This position is intended for the development of a young associate that could later take on a full-time role in one of the structured products research sectors and enhance our longer-term leadership bench.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate the team’s work product in conjunction with the head of structured products research for stress testing, impairments, periodic management updates, and other key processes.
  • Conduct structured cross-sector fundamental analysis and special projects, leveraging the work of individual sector analysts.
  • Support the regulatory and competitive data analysis involved in the ongoing shaping of our regulatory and competitive positioning strategies.
  • Support the new deal analysis process through modeling of transactions and recommendation development across sectors, according to deal flow demand.
  • Support our surveillance process and automation initiatives across structured sectors.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills


  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • 3-5 years of experience in investment analysis.
  • Strong quantitative skills.
  • Expert user of Microsoft Office applications, primarily Excel.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.


  • MBA or CFA strongly preferred
  • Programming skills highly desirable (SQL, Python, R, etc.)





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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 $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired 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 #: 124953