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BNY Mellon

Director, Agile Transformation Coach

Pittsburgh, PA


Director, Agile Transformation Coach

Bring your ideas. Make history.
BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world's top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the "bank of banks" - 97% of the world's top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.

With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we're approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.

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Across our organization, we have recognized the need for a transformational shift from traditional waterfall methodologies to agile practices. As such, we are currently looking to hire Director-level Agile Coaches across various technology groups to guide and support our organization through this transition. This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of our company and help foster a culture of collaboration, adaptability, and continuous improvement. These roles will be based out of our New York, NY, Pittsburgh, PA, and Lake Mary, FL offices (hybrid).

You will have an impact in following ways:
• Coach and mentor teams, executives, and stakeholders on agile principles, practices, and frameworks. Your expertise and guidance will be instrumental in fostering an environment of collaboration, empowerment, and innovation, enabling teams to deliver high-quality products and services more efficiently.
• Assess Current State: Conduct a thorough assessment of the organization's existing processes, culture, and practices to identify opportunities for agile transformation.
• Agile Transformation Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive agile transformation strategy tailored to the organization's needs and objectives
• Provide hands-on coaching and mentoring to teams, Scrum Masters, product owners, and stakeholders to build their agile skills, mindset, and knowledge.
• Training and Workshops: Design and deliver training sessions, workshops, and interactive sessions to educate individuals and teams on agile principles
• Agile Framework Implementation: Guide teams in selecting and implementing appropriate agile frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, SAFe) and ensure alignment with the organization's needs.
• Facilitate and coach teams in conducting agile ceremonies such as daily stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.
• Agile Metrics and Reporting: Define key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure the success of agile adoption and provide regular progress reports to senior management and stakeholders.
• Change Management: Drive organizational change by promoting agile values, principles, and practices. Work closely with leadership to ensure buy-in and support for agile transformation initiatives.
• Continuous Improvement: Foster a culture of continuous improvement by encouraging experimentation, learning, and adapting agile practices based on feedback and insights.

To be successful in this role, we're seeking the following:
• Extensive experience working in agile environments, with a focus on coaching and mentoring teams in agile methodologies.
• Proven track record of leading successful agile transformations within enterprise organizations, preferably with a transition from waterfall to agile.
• In-depth knowledge of agile principles, values, and frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, SAFe) and the ability to tailor them to specific organizational needs.
• Strong coaching and facilitation skills, with the ability to effectively guide and mentor individuals, teams, and stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and build relationships with senior executives and stakeholders.
• Experience in conducting assessments and providing recommendations for process improvement and organizational change.
• Ability to design and deliver training programs, workshops, and interactive sessions on agile methodologies and practices.
• Agile certifications such as Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), or Agile Certified Coach (ACC) are highly desirable.

At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
• Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
• Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
• Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Disability: IN - 100% score
• 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
• Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
• CDP's Climate Change 'A List'

Our Benefits:
BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life's journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

BNY Mellon assesses market data to ensure a competitive compensation package for our employees. The base salary for this position is expected to be between $136,000 and $220,000 per year at the commencement of employment. However, base salary if hired will be determined on an individualized basis, including as to experience and market location, and is only part of the BNYM total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, short and long-term incentive packages, and Company-sponsored benefit programs.
This position is at-will and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, change in geographic location, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

EEO Statement:

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Client-provided location(s): Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Job ID: BNY_Mellon-42139-OTHLOC-100002890197214
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program