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Senior Software Engineer

Leidos Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 31 Mar 2024


  • $122k - $220k
  • Zero income tax location


  • Contact employer for details


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


C4I Sr. Software Engineer

Job Details

  • Job Title: C4I Sr. Software Engineer
  • Job Number: R-00129655
  • Location: Riyadh, SA
  • Category: Software Development
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
  • Shift: Day
  • Remote Type: No Remote
  • Clearance: None
  • Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
  • Group: Defense Systems
  • Original Posting Date: 2024-02-23
  • Pay Range: $122,200.00 - $220,900.00


Leidos is seeking a C4I Software Engineer to support the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The 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 the option to renew.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform analysis and resolution of Applications Tech software (including Telling, Weapons, Tracking) related STRs and proposed enhancements.
  • Perform analysis and resolution of Data Center gateway software.
  • Develop and maintain software source code, databases, tools, and interfaces with related systems and system platforms related to Applications and Applications Tech software.
  • Perform all aspects of this maintenance in conformance with established processes and procedures as documented in RSAF 171 series manuals, CDRLs, CSWPs, etc.
  • Updates to software-related documentation including RSAF 171 series manuals and SOPs.
  • Develops and conducts software tests to ensure that the software and requirements agree.
  • Develops and conducts regression tests to ensure that software changes have produced desired results without degradation in other areas.
  • Documents test plans, procedures, and results in accordance with established standards and procedures (CDRLs, SOW, RSAF 171, CSWP, etc.).
  • Prepares and conducts special tests for demonstration/verification of new software capabilities.
  • Provide OJT when required by the RSAF.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and 10 years’ experience; or Bachelor’s degree and 12 years’ experience; 4 additional years of related experience with proper certifications will be acceptable in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Engineering experience with coding in languages including, but not limited to, C, C++, C#, and Fortran.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Familiarity with Linux.
  • Understanding of virtual machines.
  • Experience with version control software and configuration management including CVS.
  • Experience with software testing.
  • Familiarity with network protocols including TCP/IP and HDLC.
  • Familiarity with Command-and-Control systems is a plus.
  • Knowledge of VAX and VMS is a plus.
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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. Our 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.

Benefits at Leidos

    Employees enjoy career enrichment opportunities available through mobility and development and experience rewarding relationships with supportive supervisors and talented colleagues and customers. Employees appreciate our flexible work environment, allowing for and encouraging a true work-life balance. Our professionals are also excited about our Employee Resource Groups, like the Collaborative Outreach with Remote and Embedded Employees (CORE), which strives to create an environment where every employee, regardless of location, feels fully engaged as a valued employee of Leidos.