Municipal Bond High Yield Credit Research Analyst - Director

Municipal Bond High Yield Credit Research Analyst - Director

Job ID: 3179594
Full/Part-Time: Full-time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Listed: 2018-09-10
Location: Boston, United States of America

DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with EUR 700bn of assets under management (as of 31 Dec 2017). Building on more than 60 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in Germany and across Europe, DWS has come to be recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.

We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management - as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus - complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our strategic investment approach.

DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with staff from 35 nationalities, speaking more than 75 languages rooted in 22 countries, we are local while being one global team.

Position Overview

Job Title: Municipal Bond High Yield Credit Research Analyst
Corporate Title: Director
Location: Boston, MA

About Deutsche Bank

We are Germany's leading bank with strong positions in Europe and significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. We're driving growth through our strong client franchise, investing heavily in digital technologies, prioritizing long-term success over short-term gains, and serving society with ambition and integrity. We serve our clients' real economic needs in commercial and investment banking, retail banking and transaction banking, and provide ground-breaking products and services in asset and wealth management. That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the chance to shape the future of our clients.

Responsibilities Include

The DWS Municipal Bond Research team in Boston has an opening for an experienced municipal high yield credit research analyst. You will be responsible for analyzing new municipal bond issues in assigned sectors and making investment recommendations based on credit and relative value to portfolio managers and traders. You will monitor a portfolio of existing credits in assigned sectors and make investment recommendations based on the surveillance results.

The portfolio will generally consist of securities rated BBB or below, but may also include some higher quality credits. You will be responsible for monitoring sector trends and developments and communicating relevant investment themes to other members of the Municipal Bond Department. You will interface with all members of the Municipal Bond Department, including research, trading and portfolio management, as well as the DWS municipal investment specialist and members of the DWS retail and institutional coverage groups.

Skills Required:

  • You should possess excellent analytical skills and decision making ability
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written, are required
  • You should be able to demonstrate research expertise in municipal high yield sectors
  • Previous relevant buy side experience
  • A relevant Master's degree and/or CFA are required

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