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Software Engineer

Business Department:  Corporate Operations

Zug, CH

Partners Group is a global private markets investment manager, serving over 900 institutional investors. We have USD 94 billion in assets under management and more than 1,400 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

The Business Applications Group is closely aligned with the business teams and responsible for the key applications to administrate, monitor and analyze Partners Group’s business processes through the investment value chain. It takes care of the development, customization and on-going enhancement of these applications to best support the global business operations of Partners Group. The software engineer focuses on designing and implementing software solutions for specific business areas (e.g. Treasury, Accounting & Valuation, Portfolio Management & Execution, etc.), being in charge of the entire development cycle, from analysis to production deployment as well as support the business analysts and the services team to improve the entire Partners Group business application landscape.



  • Owns and develops one area of business applications
  • Designs system specifications and standards.
  • Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensures that systems are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Coordinates internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Creates detailed business analysis, outlining problems, opportunities and solutions for a business and documents the solutions using flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts and code comments
  • Plans, monitors, tracks and communicates project progress
  • Manage the relationship with internal clients and stakeholders
  • Propose strategic approaches to drive the business applications platform further within Partners Group
  • Improves operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes in systems and processes

What we expect
  • 5+ years of development experience, preferable with Java or Python
  • Strong project management and personal organization skills
  • Experience coordinating with business users and developers to solve business requirements with entrepreneurial mindset to constantly improve the status quo
  • Experience in object-oriented/object function scripting languages like Java and  Python.
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and experience with relational databases and data querying using TSQL
  • Excellent communicator with a team-oriented approach
  • Agile or similar development methodology experience
  • Solid academic record and a Bachelor/Master degree with emphasis in technology (e.g. Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, etc.)
  • Financial industry experience is a plus
  • Experience with cloud services (i.e. AWS or Azure) is a plus