Fixed Income Trader, State Street Global Advisors, Assistant Vice President

State Street Corporation
Singapore, Singapore
25 Mar 2023
24 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is looking for a highly motivated Fixed Income Trader to be based in Singapore to execute on behalf of SSGA's Fixed Income Group. The successful candidate will be responsible for trade execution and oversight of all asset types in Fixed Income markets. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years previous Fixed Income trading experience in Asian local currency and hard currency bonds. They will work alongside the Singapore Portfolio Management team work closely with other SSGA traders located in London, Boston and Hong Kong.

Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining is a part of State Street Global Advisors, one of the biggest asset managers in the world, that provides services to the world's governments, institutions and financial advisors across the globe. With over four decades of experience and trillions of dollars in assets under management, we offer one of the broadest selections of services across asset classes, risk profiles, regions and styles. As pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest.
Join us if making your mark in the asset management industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.

What you will be responsible for
As Fixed Income Trader, you will
  • Primary coverage of the Singapore & London FI Portfolio Management team with a focus on general day-to-day trade execution
  • Dissemination of trade ideas, market news and commentary to the PMs / research teams
  • Responsible for ensuring execution quality, accuracy and timely execution of trades.
  • Add instrument expertise as business requirements dictate.
  • Ongoing review of execution quality and ongoing analysis and dissemination of the market liquidity situation within SSgA.
  • Produce periodic information flow to the broader SSgA organisation with regards to the prevailing market news and dynamics.
  • Maintain the highest standards of conduct and integrity within the business and ensure compliance with industry practice, company policies, statute and regulatory requirements in all matters.
  • Participate with local trade associations and with regard to market microstructure, regulatory and technology changes and their impact where appropriate.
  • Ensure close cooperation with the support and oversight functions such as IT, Risk, Operations and Compliance.
  • Ensure all procedure and controls are regularly reviewed with your manager and relevant committees and updated in accordance with their scheduled review cycle.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Team oriented and flexible approach to work as the demands of the role dictates.
  • Attention to detail is crucial.
  • Ability to work under own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities in a deadline driven environment.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 - 3 years previous Fixed Income trading experience in Asian local currency and hard currency bonds required.
  • Familiarity with Bloomberg, Tradeweb and MarketAxess strongly preferred.
  • Previous Asset Management trading experience strongly preferred.
  • Degree education preferable.
  • Language requirement : English , Mandarin (basic reading and speaking)
  • IMC / IAQ / CFA qualifications a positive.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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