• Fixed Income Trader – International Credit

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    Jersey City
  • Overview

    Lord Abbett is looking to add a Fixed Income Trader to analyze and trade Non-US Dollar corporate bonds and derivatives during London market hours across all investment products. 

    What you’ll do:

    • Fiduciary responsibility of striving for best execution on all transactions
    • Identify investment opportunities and recommend investment ideas to all relevant portfolio managers
    • Proactively interact with credit research analysts while evaluating investment ideas and opportunities
    • Gather and disseminate market intelligence to investment teams
    • Continuously interact with fellow fixed income traders to promote collaboration and market awareness
    • Continuously evaluate the market to discover ways to add value through alternative trading tools and products
    • Manage and enhance counter-party relationships
    • Individual will be based in the U.S. and will work London market hours

    You’ll need to have:

    7-10+ years of trading experience in non-USD corporate bonds and derivatives in a buy-side role
    • Deep market knowledge with relative value skills
    • Proficient in Bloomberg, electronic trading platforms, Microsoft Excel
    • Rigorous academic background
    • Sell-side experience is a plus
    • Bachelor's Degree required, CFA or MBA is a plus

    Personal Characteristics Required:
    • Passion for investing
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Intellectually curious
    • Strategic thinker
    • Team player


    Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is a leading asset manager with approximately $160 billion in assets under management. We share a passion for excellence in serving our diverse range of clients – individuals, advisors, and institutions across the globe who rely on us to deliver innovative investment solutions that help them secure stronger financial futures. We are looking for candidates who value trust, intellectual curiosity, and teamwork as much as we do. 


    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our firm. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.




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