By WRAL Tech Wire

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – BAE Systems is looking for workers.

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Workforce Development Board announced Monday that BAE Systems is beginning its planned Charlotte expansion and is searching for qualified applicants to work in its new human resources and finance shared services center in Ballantyne.

“We’re excited that BAE Systems has partnered with the workforce board to identify the best local talent,” said Deborah Gibson, executive director of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Workforce Development Board.

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defense and security companies, delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, along with advanced electronics, IT and customer support services.

BAE Systems operates at the cutting edge of technology, working with customers in over 100 countries. The company’s worldwide workforce stands at around 100,000 people.

BAE Systems has opened its jobs website to support its hiring plans in Charlotte. Positions at BAE Systems’ new Ballantyne office are posted at these two links: Finance Jobs and Human Resources Jobs. All positions may be searched at

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Workforce Development Board provides training and resources for Charlotte area youth, adults and dislocated workers.

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