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Job #: R-00017051
Location: Riyadh
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time


Job Requisition:

Airborne Radar Specialists (Multiple Levels Available)

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking Airborne Radar Specialists with comprehensive knowledge in the principles, operations, and maintenance of airborne defense radar systems to support the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The training specialist 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.

The Airborne Radar Specialist shall perform work that applies a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of airborne radars to include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Advising and assisting the RSAF in all aspects of airborne radar operations and maintenance
  • Inspection of all Airborne Radar equipment and support equipment for availability and serviceability
  • Evaluation of maintenance personnel’s work to ensure compliance with technical data and conformance to prescribed standards of quality and safety
  • Analysis of radar system performance
  • Supervision of Radar Section personnel to include preflight activities thru-flight Quality
  • Verification Inspection in aircraft
  • Interpretation of local maintenance procedures and technical publications applicable to installation and repair of airborne and Information Friend or Foe (IFF) systems
  • Removal, repair and replacement of systems components, such as antennas, receivers, transmitters, and radar data correlators
  • Maintenance and repair or modification of radar systems
  • Preparation of all maintenance forms related to Radar Section activities
  • Maintenance of tool kits and maintenance equipment
  • Review and evaluation of Quality Reports and implementation of corrective actions
  • Development of correspondence to all organizations to accomplish work requirements
  • Design and development of training material and conduct of training, including OJT IAW the RSAF Structured OJT Program RSAF 105 Series Manuals
  • Performance of other Airborne Radar support tasks as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Level I: BA/BS and 4 years of experience in aircraft E&E systems OR 8 years of direction related experience with proper certifications in lieu of degree
  • Level II: BA/BS and 10 years of experience maintaining training and personnel in ISR mission systems, OR 15 years of directly related experience with proper certifications in lieu of degree. Experience in RSAF work environment and on RSAF systems preferred.
  • Level III: MA/MS and 12 years of experience in E&E systems; OR BA/BS and 15 years of experience in E&E systems; OR 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications in lieu of degree. Experience in RSAF work environment and on RSAF systems preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Aircraft Mechanic



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 33,000 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

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