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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/21/18

Applications Due10/21/18

Vacancy ID60085

AgencyInsurance Fund, State

TitleStructured Products Analyst (Special Investment Officer)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $140000 to $180000 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address 199 Church Street

City New York


Zip Code10007

Minimum Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree and three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in institutional, fixed income structured product research

Preferred Qualifications:
• Preference may be given to candidates who have obtained their MBA or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential (CFA study at any level a plus)

Duties Description The Investment Department of the New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) is seeking an experienced structured credit professional to analyze a variety of complex structured products in its growing, internally-managed fixed income portfolio. The Structured Products Analyst will report to the Senior Portfolio Manager for Structured Products.

Duties will include, but not be limited to:
• Evaluate and analyze credit and structures for Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLO), Commercial Mortgage Backed Security (CMBS), Asset Backed Security (ABS), Mortgage Backed Security (MBS), etc. on a daily basis using internal and industry tools;
• Produce written reports including structured product evaluations and quarterly updates, credit memos, and industry reviews;
• Research and analyze collateral and structures, analyze loan details and issuer information on new issue Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLO), Commercial Mortgage Backed Security (CMBS), Residential Mortgage Backed Security (RMBS), Asset Backed Security (ABS), etc.;
• Utilize vender-based research to reflect changes in structured products modeling assumptions;
• Provide fundamental and relative value research to generate structured product driven investment ideas and strategies to enhance portfolio returns and mitigate risk, exercising prudence in balancing both risk and expected return;
• Maintain relationships with sell-side strategists to achieve best ideas within structured products;
• Performing ongoing due diligence and surveillance of structured portfolio positions, and communicating updates in a timely fashion;
• Strong communication skills, a demonstrated ability to effectively interact with senior management, and a track record of individual initiative are required;
• Candidate should be experienced using standard evaluation tools such as: Intex Calc, Trepp, eMBS, Markit, Bloomberg, Yieldbook and Point, Andrew Davidson Vector, Blackrock Aladdin a plus. Programming skills and VBA/SQL a plus.

Additional Comments Candidates must be New York State residents or willing to relocate. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Renee Bartholomew


Fax 518-437-1618

Email Address


Street 15 Computer Drive West

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12205


Notes on ApplyingCandidates should email or mail a resume and cover letter to:

The New York State Insurance Fund
Attn: Human Resources
15 Computer Drive West
Albany, NY 12205
E-Mail address:

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