IBM Agile Champion in Austin, Texas

Do you love to solve complex business challenges and have a passion for organizational simplification and better ways of working? Are you excited to use modern practices and tools to deliver customer outcomes? If so, then consider joining IBMs Global Accelerate Program team. The Agile Champion role is a key member of our Global Acceleration Program (GAP) support team. The GAP team is responsible for scaling Agile organization design, ways of working and governance across IBM. The Agile Champion is responsible for working across the Agile Acceleration programs to train and support the adoption and scaling of Agile practices, principles, and ways of working. An Agile champion will support all Accelerate programs in a given geography or region.The responsibilities include:

  • Train and advise newly formed squads and tribes

  • Organize and conduct local Agile training sessions, in person and digitally

  • Facilitate Agile workshops and organize Agile social events and 'meet-ups'

  • Provide Agile coaching support to Agile teams and coach them on a day to day basis

  • Regular coordination and communication with executive management both written and oral

Must have the ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship While the position can be located across the US, candidates located in these IBM cities are preferred: NYC/Armonk, NY, Cambridge, MA, Austin TX, and RTP, NC.Travel is between 25-50 percent. The travel is a combination of domestic and international travel to IBM sites.

  • Proficient/Expert knowledge of Agile skills and methods

  • 5+ years organizational change

  • 5-7 plus years’ project and program management