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Junior Security Engineer

Business Department:  Corporate Operations

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 1,000 institutional investors. We have USD 119 billion in assets under management and more than 1,500 professionals across 20 offices worldwide. We realize potential in private markets by financing and developing great companies, desirable real estate and essential infrastructure. We create value in our investments through active and long-term responsible ownership.

What it's about

These are exciting times to join Partners Group - our firm has been growing rapidly over the years and we continue to expand our team. In order to support the global growth and keep our company secure, we rely on sound and proven cyber security skills. In this role, you will be part of our global IT team within a dynamic organization and you will have the possibility to contribute to shaping the cyber function. Your tasks will mainly include:


Understand and work with the business as well as alongside the Head of IT Security to identify, define and implement cyber security requirements for the global organization

Knowledge of cloud architecture to support the infrastructure and software engineering team in the design and implementation of secure architectures

Support and further development our SOC

Manage vulnerability assessment and work closely with stakeholders to fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high security standard

Perform in-depth analysis of security related monitoring events and define follow up activities

Engage in and coordinate cyber reviews and penetration tests

Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security threats and incidents (internal/ external)

Conduct and follow up for phishing campaign

What we expect

For this new opportunity, we are looking for an analytical person who would enjoy working in an

entrepreneurial, fast-paced organization. The successful candidate should have the following profile:

Bachelor's degree in related field plus 3-5 years of relevant working experience, a Master's degree plus 1-2 years.

Security related certifications is a plus.

Evaluate and support security-focused tools and services in AWS and O365

DevSecOps skills for reviewing and support Infra as a code(IaC) or CI/CD pipelines is a plus

Hands-on experience in security systems including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, antivirus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.

Experience coordinating responses to security incidents, or operating in a SOC environment

Experience in IT infrastructure (virtualization, security and network services)

Responsive and adaptive in a dynamic, collaborative work environment

Service oriented, accurate, effective and independent working style, even under pressure

Driven and self-motivated person with good communication skills in English (written/oral)