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Senior 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

Strong knowledge of cloud architectures to support the infrastructure and software engineering team in the design and implementation of secure architectures

Develop leading-edge technical solutions and procedures to mitigate today's security threats

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)

Write comprehensive and analytical management reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further improvement

Network with recognized experts outside the firm to facilitate knowledge transfer

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 at least 10+ years of relevant industry experience - or a Master's degree plus at least 5 years.

• Security related certifications is a plus.

• Evaluate, architect, implement, and support security-focused tools and services in AWS and O365

• DevSecOps skills to challenge and review the security implementation of CI/CD pipelines

• 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 running security audits, reviews, pentest findings with different stakeholders

• Strong knowledge in IAM, network segregation concepts

• 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)

What we offer