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Derivatives Analyst

Date Posted: Apr 9, 2021

Location: Whippany, NJ, US, 7981

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Our Investments BA Analyst program is tailored to meet the business needs of each department and to develop the skills and investment acumen of each incoming class. Lean investment teams offer analysts the opportunity to make a meaningful impact while being trained by seasoned investment professionals. Analysts benefit from on-the-job training, online development tools and a culture that encourages continuing education. Upon completion of the three-year program, high performing analysts who have demonstrated leadership potential and fit within our company’s culture may have the opportunity for longer-term employment.

 

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 www.metlife.com/investments to learn more.

 

The Derivatives Analyst will work closely with our derivatives traders to provide market surveillance, pre-trade analysis, trade entry and position reporting.

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Pre-trade analysis and modeling
  • Position reporting and ad-hoc risk analysis and project work
  • Monitoring risk, positions and P&L
  • Trade entry into our risk systems
  • Composing weekly market commentary

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 0 – 2 years of work experience
  • Strong quantitative skills and knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Self-starter with interest and ability to learn a variety of Derivative products
  • Ability to prioritize, to embrace a steep learning curve, and to seek out responsibility
  • Strong interest in financial markets and passion for learning

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Math, Engineering, Science, or Business as well as any other related field of expertise
  • Programming skills (SQL, VBA, Python, R)

 

Business Category

Investments

 

Number of Openings

1

 

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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:

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 #: 116465