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Group Solutions Architect

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Work type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Melbourne (CBD)
Categories: Technology

We are open to candidates coming from different industries and would value the diversity in experience, thinking and perspective that you can bring to the team.  

For this role, we would be open to considering part-time arrangements for the right candidate and encourage those looking to return to work to apply. We are seeking your practical experience, flexibility and ability to get the job done!

Your new company

Guild Insurance is Australia’s leading provider of insurance solutions for allied healthcare professionals. For more than 50 years, we’ve been providing exceptional products and services and unparalleled customer experiences, driven by a genuine care for our clients’ professional and financial wellbeing. We pride ourselves for our future focus, recently being recognised for a third year in a row by the AFR BOSS Most Innovative Awards.

At the heart of what we do is being there for those our communities rely on. We can continue to provide this excellent service to our customers because we are powered by a support services team including IT who design, develop and deliver technology solutions to the Guild Group and to our customers.

Your new role

As our Group Solutions Architect, you will work closely with stakeholders, business analysts and product owners, leading the design and creation of solutions across a wide range of initiatives that are vital to ensure the Guild Group achieves its business goals. Think mobile app, moving into the cloud, automated end to end customer digital experience.

Key outcomes

You will assist Product Owners and Business Stakeholders in clarifying their business needs and communicating these to IT.

You will consult on where and how technology-based solutions can assist, challenging business leaders to obtain the best technology solutions to fit with the overall IT and Guild business strategy.

Additionally, you will construct solution designs and review cost estimates and implementation plans spanning all systems, 3rd parties and staff involved. You will also partner closely with enterprise architecture to establish an architectural runway. Finally, you will backstop the Technology Solutions and Architecture Lead and assist in governing architecture for the Group.

Organisational Structure and Key Relationships

Seated within the architecture practice, you will work for the Technology Solutions and Architecture Lead, alongside the Application Architects and Business Intelligence Architect. You will work hand in glove with the Business Analysts and Business Stakeholders, the engineering and development teams, and partners where required.

About you

With at least 2 years of experience as a solutions architect, you are outcomes-focused, well known for your ability to manage competing tasks and  with a great sense of humor! You will have a strong customer focus, come armed with a resilient, can-do attitude and a bucket-load of positive energy. You’re not afraid to highlight issues and challenges but you also bring opportunities to the table to problem-solve.

You have sound insight into current and upcoming technology including Digital channels, User experience, Integration, Reporting and Analytics, BPM, Document and Workflow Management, Security, Web and Mobile Apps, DevOps and Cloud Infrastructure, with expert competency in a handful of these domains. Insurance and Superannuation domain experience is a bonus.

You are forward thinking and solutions focused, taking a consultative approach in the way that you work giving you the gravitas to build credible relationships at all levels. You’re open to new ways of working, thrive in a dynamic and evolving regulatory environment who embrace agility and flexibility. 

Why us?

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:

  • An extra day of paid leave in addition to your annual leave entitlements
  • Enhanced long service leave
  • Paid parental leave for eligible staff from 6 weeks
  • Staff discounts with leading retailers
  • An 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
  • Flexible working program available to eligible staff

Sounds like your kind of job?

If this sounds like your kind of role, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply below.

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