Group Solutions Architect

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Full Time Permanent
Melbourne (CBD)

Location: Melbourne

Term: Full Time, permanent position

Way of Working: Hybrid role with 2 days in office and 3 days working from home


Since 1963, we have grown from a small insurance company focused on the Pharmacy industry into a multifaceted organisation comprising of five businesses, each with their own unique vision and supported by our shared services.

We are Australian owned with offices nationally, so our customers benefit from our local knowledge and presence. As we enter our seventh decade, we continue to innovate and challenge the way we do things and as such, there has never been a better time to join us.

About the role…

This newly created role will be reporting to the Enterprise Architect Lead. The Group Solutions Architect is responsible for designing and implementing solutions to complex technical problems across our businesses.

You will be seen as the 2IC in the architecture team as it is built out. This role is hands-on and will be working across our Group in our shared services function, so your effective communication skills, big picture thinking, ability to challenge status quo, ability to look at things through multiple lens and an innovative mindset will be essential for your success.

You will play a crucial role in bridging the gap between business needs and technological solutions. You will collaborate with Product Owners and Business Stakeholders to understand their requirements and effectively communicate these needs to the Technology team. Your expertise will be pivotal in advising on the use of technology-based solutions, pushing business leaders to adopt the best-fit technology solutions that align with Guild business unit strategies and Technology strategy.

Additionally, you will be responsible for designing technical solutions, reviewing cost estimates, and developing implementation plans that encompass all systems, third parties, and staff involved. Working within the Digital, Data, and Architecture team, you will help establish an architectural runway across various domains such as Application, Digital, Security, and Data. You will also support the Technology Solutions and Architecture Lead, acting as a deputy as needed, and assist in governing the architecture for the Group by facilitating the Architecture Review Board and maintaining architectural landscape and roadmap artifacts. Moreover, you will stay abreast of industry trends to identify opportunities for strategic improvement of the platforms.

Experience and skill…

  • Architecture framework qualifications and/or relevant experience. TOGAF or similar
  • Extensive Solution Architecture experience, in both large and small teams
  • Background and qualifications in Systems Engineering, Software Development, and/or Business Analysis
  • Extensive visualization modelling experience (such as UML, ArchiMate, or equivalent)
  • Insight and experience for all, with expert competency in at least two, of these domains:
  • Microsoft M365 and Power Platform
  • Digital channels
  • User experience
  • API design
  • Integration
  • Reporting and Analytics
  • BPM
  • Document and Workflow Management
  • Security
  • DevOps, and
  • Insurance and Superannuation domain experience is a bonus

Why us?

Guild Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We pride ourselves on having an inclusive and productive workplace where we treat our people and our clients with fairness, dignity, and respect. We offer: 

  • Dynamic, innovative, and high performing team
  • Staff discounts with leading retailers
  • An innovative Employee Assistance Program that provides counselling and support to all staff members and their immediate family
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as health checks and skin checks
  • Hybrid working (we call this #Connect which reflects how we work remotely + in office and = flexibility)

Apply now to express your interest in this key role. Should you have any questions, please feel free to email Sandra at


Visit our website here to meet our people and learn more about our business, values, and benefits.


**NOTE: External agency support is NOT required for the recruitment of this role at the current time.**

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