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Job #: R-00012541
Location: Riyadh
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Senior Software Engineer who specializes in C4I Systems (Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence) to support the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Senior C4I Software Engineer will be part of the Contractor Engineering and Technical Support team in support of a U.S. Air Force Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This is a one-year assignment with option to renew.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Area of Responsibilities: C4I Software Engineers must qualify in two (2) of the areas listed; one of which must be of the first three areas. The first three areas as considered primary.

NOTE: Each of the first three C4I Software Engineers hired will have a different primary area.

  • C4I Software Engineer-Applications, Application Tech. and Applications Test shall have a minimum of seven (7) years' experience in Software development, documentation and maintenance, with three (3) of these years in developing software of large real-time air defense systems. Software Engineer (Applications) shall be familiar with the Peace Shield Common Software Process (CSWP), Software Engineering Notebook (SEN) and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) practice and procedures.


  • C4I Software Engineer-ADS and Build Control shall have a minimum of seven (7) years' experience in Adaptation data software development, documentation and maintenance, with three (3) of these years in developing Adaptation Data software of large real-time air defense systems. The Software Engineer (ADS)/Software Engineer (Build Control) shall be familiar with the Peace Shield Common Software Process (CSWP), Software Engineering Notebook (SEN) and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) practice and procedures.


  • C4I Software Engineer-Air Defense and Telling shall have seven (7) years' experience in air defense industry and three (3) years using modern system analysis and design methodologies. Experience in air defense related software documentation and development, a knowledge of requirements tracking and management, and a knowledge of system architecture of large, real-time systems are required, as well as a broad knowledge of the system and a hardware background in radar, communications, displays, human- machine interfaces, computers. The Software Engineer (Air Defense)/Software Engineer (Telling) shall be familiar with the Peace Shield Common Software Process (CSWP), Software Engineering Notebook (SEN) and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) practice and procedures.


  • C4I Software Engineer-MPC/Displays shall have a minimum of seven (7) years' experience in Software development, documentation and maintenance, with three (3) of these years in developing software of large real-time air defense systems. The Software Engineer (MPC Displays) shall be familiar with the Peace Shield Common Software Process (CSWP), Software Engineering Notebook (SEN) and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) practice and procedures.


  • C4I Software Engineer-VRCS shall have a minimum of seven (7) years' experience in Software development, documentation and maintenance. Knowledge of C and C++ languages required. Software Engineer (VRCS) be familiar with the Peace Shield Common Software Process (CSWP), Software Engineering Notebook (SEN) and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) practice and procedures


Basic Qualifications
  • Shall have a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Electronics/Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years in the area of experience.
  • Two (2) years of experience in developing and maintaining the software that is used on the current RSAF C2 System.


Preferred Qualifications
  • U.S. DoD Security Clearance - Secret preferred.
  • Prior experience at a military Field Grade Officer level is desirable.
  • Must be able to demonstrate past examples of cultural adaptability and ability to establish a trusted professional relationship with an international customer.
  • Arabic language proficiency.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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