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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Salary: $150K - $150K

Longfellow Investment Management Co., LLC (LIM) is an independent, 100% employee-owned investment firm managing $17 billion in fixed income, equity, and alternative investment strategies. We manage separate accounts for our nationally based, institutional clients. LIM is a certified Women’s Business Enterprise and an affirmative action – equal opportunity employer. LIM provides a small firm environment with comprehensive investment industry exposure. In addition to salary, we offer an attractive benefits package. Details below.

LIM is seeking a Securitized Trader who will be focused on monitoring and trading ABS, CMBS and RMBS securities across our separately managed institutional client portfolios.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Trade ABS, CMBS and RMBS securities across various strategies of separately managed portfolios
  • Develop understanding of the different portfolio mandates, strategies and constraints to determine effective implementation of ideas across portfolios
  • Build and maintain relationships with counterparties and issuers
  • Interact closely with other members of the securitized team and portfolio managers to ensure timely and accurate execution of securitized strategy
  • Work with the securitized team to further advancements and improvements in the existing analysis and surveillance framework
  • Gather and disseminate market and sector information (spreads, issuance, etc.) to investment team
  • Work with the analytics team to ensure securities have been accurately structured and priced
  • Assist in the rebalance of portfolios in response to cash flows, benchmark changes, market price movements, and changes in client guidelines
Requirements
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience on a fixed income trading desk. Knowledge of/experience with structured products securities a plu
  • Strong analytical skills, including Bloomberg and MS Excel, with an ability to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Solid work ethic and organizational skills, coupled with a growth mindset, continuously investing in personal development and improvement of our processes
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with experience working in a highly collaborative, team-based, and results-oriented environment
  • Impeccable integrity, fiduciary mindset, and ability to consistently place the interests of our clients as the number one priority
  • A Bachelor’s degree with strong academic credentials, and CFA designation, or progress towards a CFA, is preferred