IBM SAFe Agile Transformation Senior Managing Consultant in New York, New York

Job Description

As a SAFe Agile Transformation Consultant within the North America GBS Agile Center of Competency, you will join a team of IBMers who address some of society’s most complex problems with game-changing business and technology. You will drive market leadership and innovation by supporting all stages of the application life cycle, through Agile methodology to deliver high quality custom applications.

Successful candidates for this role have demonstrated a deep knowledge and understanding of Scaled Agile Scrum concepts, practices, and principles and have extensive hands-on experience implementing Scaled Agile Scrum inside organizations as a Scaled Agile Scrum Master, product owner, or team member.

Some of the duties you will perform:

  • Guide SAFe agile practice planning and implementation at the portfolio and business executive stakeholder levels

  • Provide guidance on SAFe adoption and foster the executive lean agile mindset and culture

  • Work with program leaders to adopt and grow SAFe culture, mindset and processes

  • Work with program leaders and agile coaches to identify and disposition SAFe adoption blockers

  • Coach Release Train Engineers. As needed, initially act as the RTE to facilitate SAFe Agile Release Train (ART) start up

  • Foster a SAFe community of Practice and provide leadership on current SAFe best practices

  • Work with program teams to tailor SAFe practices and define roadmaps for adoption

  • Report on achievements and recommended areas of focus

In this role, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with clients. Are you interested in taking the next step in your career? Apply today!

BENEFITS Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.


Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through: • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations.


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 2 years transforming ecosystems to SAFe

  • At least 5 years transformation consulting

  • At least 8 years coaching SAFe programs

  • At least 15 years of experience in their area of chosen competence (Business or IT)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Must be Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) at 4.5

  • Experience teaching SAFe 4.5 courses.

  • Strong communication skills (Verbal, oral and written)

  • Certification in their chosen field of expertise

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.