BAE Systems has signed a new lease agreement to expand its footprint at the Georgia Cyber Center, located at the Nathan Deal Campus for Innovation in downtown Augusta, GA, the company announced on 12 November.
The lease secures an additional 17,000 sq ft of commercial office space, providing expansion space for high-demand cyber and technology jobs and strengthen the company’s local partnerships. The Center is a unique public/private partnership between academia, law enforcement, government, the US Army, and the private sector.
“We’re committed to supporting our customer’s mission by bringing innovative solutions that further enable mission success,” said Peder Jungck, VP/General Manager of BAE Systems Intelligence Solutions business. “Our expansion at Georgia Cyber Center helps us better serve those missions and advance research and development in cyber, information technology, and advanced analytics. Additionally, the expansion allows us to engage, recruit, and educate talent in the Augusta and Fort Gordon area.”
With nearly 500 employees in Fort Gordon and Augusta, BAE Systems is one of the largest defence contractors in the area. The company provides advanced analytics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, information technology, cybersecurity, and information assurance mission support. The new office will create space for up to 200 additional jobs, and the company is currently recruiting cleared individuals with skills in cybersecurity, networks, IT infrastructure operations, multilevel security, and cloud computing. BAE Systems is a leading provider of secure IT support and services for the US Army in the region, and a trusted partner on critical national security programmes.