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Investment Grade Corporate Bond Trader

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA (in office)

Job Description:  Fixed Income Credit Trader Investment Grade

The role is a key position as it relates to the trade execution and alignment to portfolio management teams for total return strategies / client-based portfolios and General account strategies within MIM. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Execution of trades across multiple sectors and portfolio strategies aligned with internal trading process and best execution policy  
  • Manage the order / allocation process for both Primary and Secondary execution 
  • Manage Broker dealer relationship – Trading, Sales, Syndicate 
  • Work Closely with Portfolio Management Team to assist in Identifying investible ideas, with focus on Relative Value from issuer and sector perspective. 
  • Work tightly with the research analyst team to identify and align portfolio investment opportunities.
  • Market intelligence communication 
  • Allocation of securities 
  • Resolution of trade operations and compliance issues 
  • Timely Booking of trades and hedges 
  • Participate in regular scheduled trading desk meetings

 Experience and Skills:


·       Undergraduate degree required

  • 5-10 years of Fixed income trading experience, with preferred focus on Investment Grade Trading
  • Bloomberg, Marketaxess, Tradeweb proficiency 
  • Strong Communication skills 
  • Team Orientated 
  • Strong Knowledge of Corporate Credit Markets 
  • Excel


·       BlackRock Solutions

Aladdin OMS 

The salary range for applicants for this position is 129,400 - 172,500.
Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, 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 individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

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MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
129,400 - 172,500