Derivatives Senior Associate


Posting Date: Feb 22, 2024

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid - 3 days per week 



When you join New York Life Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company, you are joining a global investment company with a long history and passion for career development, innovation, collaboration, and diversity, equity and inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

As a top 25 global asset management firm with more than $600 billion in assets under management, we have an important mission: to help build a better financial future for our clients, our employees, and our communities. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life Investments, so we can continue to help people achieve their financial aspirations. 



Responsibilities will include:


  • Trade execution and provide support to senior traders
  • Development and testing of derivatives pricing models (Equity, Interest Rates, and Currency) used in Mark-to-Market reporting, projects in risk and analytics
  • Build decision making tools (e.g. pre-trade analytics, back testing, market monitoring, and DV01 management tools) to manage dynamic strategies
  • Assist in developing P&L attribution and hedge effectiveness reports to analyze previous, current, and future performance
  • Monitoring of derivative activities that support the General Account portfolio management
  • Derivatives support work with Financial Reporting, Valuation actuarial and ALM teams
  • Perform market scenario stress testing for partners within finance, risk management, portfolio management and trading
  • Assist in design, maintenance and implementation of solutions addressing business unit needs
  • Ensure data accuracy and reconciliation


The ideal candidate will have the following experience and qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Financial Engineering, Engineering, Operations Research, Finance, or Mathematics)
  • 2-5 years of experience in interest rate, equity, and currency derivatives
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent programming skills in Python/Matlab/VBA
  • A proven ability to think independently and critically analyze detailed and complex information
  • Strong collaboration skills and willingness to work as a team player
  • Familiarity with Aladdin, Beacon, Bloomberg is a plus



Salary range: $102,500-$152,500 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 89960






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