Investment Grade Trader

  • Google Inc
  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States
  • 28 Dec, 2017
Experienced Hires Asset Management Trading

Job Description

Google's Treasury team is on a mission to optimize the return on Google's financial assets. As a member of this team, you're always looking for innovative ways to help Google invest for the future while limiting volatility and material surprises. In addition to risk busting and asset management, you work collaboratively to administer business insurance programs and stock programs, and provide financial analysis support to our internal teams. You make creative yet calculated decisions that are backed by both experience and your extensive knowledge of the economy and financial industry.

The name Google came from "googol," a mathematical term for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. And nobody at Google loves big numbers like the Finance team when providing in depth analysis on all manner of strategic decisions across Google products. From developing forward-thinking analysis to generating management reports to scaling our automated financial processes, the Finance organization is an important partner and advisor to the business.


  • Execute trades for the internal investment grade corporate portfolio while ensuring compliance with investment guidelines and regulations.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with counterparts to support Alphabet’s access to liquidity.
  • Collaborate closely with Portfolio Management and in-house Credit Research team to identify and incorporate investment ideas.
  • Identify relative value opportunities across and within sectors and provide key market color to team and management.
  • Generate analytical reports to aid in portfolio management, compliance, reporting and performance attribution.


Minimum qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in fixed income trading with a focus on investment grade corporate strategies.
  • Experience generating analytical reports for compliance and reporting purposes.

Preferred qualifications:

  • CFA certification.
  • Ability to present clear and concise recommendations to management.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.