Mortgage-Backed Securities Analyst

Employer
Eaton Vance
Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 07, 2021
Closes
May 07, 2021
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Basic Purpose:

Provide analytical research and trade recommendations to Portfolio Managers and investment team as necessary.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform analysis, presentations, trade recommendations and execution of U.S. Treasuries, U. S. Government Agency Debentures, and Mortgage-Backed Securities (Agency/Non-Agency MBS), and U.S. interest rate derivatives.
  • Provide recommendations with regard to sector allocations within mortgage portfolios.
  • Assist with asset allocation, security selection and trade recommendations for all of the products within the MBS department.
  • Assist with the interest rate hedging needs of the various mortgage products.
  • Perform special projects as needed, usually of a quantitative nature.
  • Potential for eventual client facing opportunities.
  • Represent investment team at meetings/conference calls as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.  Strong academic record, including courses in finance, and completion of CFA.
  • 5+ years related buy/sell side experience, including analysis, trading and structuring.
  • Prior experience trading MBS dollar rolls and coupon swaps.
  • Fixed income analysis or trading experience preferred.
  • Prior experience structuring agency and non-agency mortgage products preferred.
  • Experience with interest rate and mortgage derivatives preferred.
  • In depth knowledge of U.S. economics and securities markets preferred.
  • Public speaking experience preferred but not essential.
  • High quantitative aptitude and strong attention to detail.

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