Derivatives Analyst

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Hanover, New Jersey
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 44002-en_US

Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany  



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 Investments is a premier insurance asset manager with breadth across various asset sectors and global markets, and strong asset-liability management capabilities. With a $450+ billion combined domestic and international general account portfolio and a multi-billion dollar annual cash flow, Investments is an important contributor to MetLife’s financial performance.  The primary objective of Investments is to maximize MetLife’s long-term economic value by investing in assets that support the company’s liabilities and produce a consistent stream of operating earnings.


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



  • 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Math, Engineering, Science or Business as well as any other related field of expertise strongly preferred
  • 0 – 2 years of work experience with Derivatives.
  • Strong quantitative skills and knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Self-starter with interest and ability to learn a variety of Derivative products.
  • Ability to prioritize, embrace a steep learning curve, and seek out responsibility.
  • Programming skills a plus (SQL, VBA).






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 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.

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Requisition #: 44002 

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