Roles are the backbone for every framework and they help in achieving the planned goals. In SAFe, roles are defined for every configuration. According to SAFe 5.1, configuration makes up the SAFe framework by supporting development & business environments coupled with SAFe Values, Principles, Roles.

There are 4 configuration level in SAFe.

  • Essential SAFe
  • Large Solution SAFe
  • Portfolio SAFe
  • Full SAFe

Below table demonstrates the roles at a configuration level –

Various roles in SAFe