The world of payment processing is rapidly evolving, and businesses are looking for loyal and strategic partners to help them grow.

WE ARE NUVEI. Nuvei (NASDAQ: NVEI) (TSX: NVEI) the Canadian fintech company accelerating the business of clients around the world. Nuvei’s modular, flexible, and scalable technology allows leading companies to accept next-gen payments, offer all payout options and benefit from card issuing, banking, risk and fraud management services. Connecting businesses to their customers in more than 200 markets, with local acquiring in 47 markets, 150 currencies and 586 alternative payment methods, Nuvei provides the technology and insights for customers and partners to succeed locally and globally with one integration.

At Nuvei, we live our core values, and we thrive on solving complex problems. We’re dedicated to continually improving our product and providing relentless customer service. We are always looking for exceptional talent to join us on the journey!

Your Mission

The Senior Database Administrator is responsible for the development, monitoring and optimization of the platform’s DB2 and PostgreSQL databases. This position implies the implementation, configuration, maintenance, development, and performance of these systems, to ensure availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. The individual must be a great team player with good communication skills and share a common vision of quality, integrity, and efficiency.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with customers, project management, software engineering and network operations teams for database requirements to enhance existing systems and design new systems.
  • Install new and upgrade existing systems.
  • Enforce database security, standards & guidelines.
  • Support and design 24x7 high-availability solutions.
  • Database and server performance: analyze, configure, and monitor physical server hardware, operating system, and database software for optimal configuration of settings, data access patterns, disk io performance, etc., and recommendations for upgrades and new systems.
  • Database development: queries, stored procedures, ETL, testing, code reviews, code optimizations, and index tuning
  • Validate, plan, and execute database schema and code changes, bottleneck analysis, outage prevention/resolution, server/database performance improvements, database recovery, and restores.
  • Planning for system growth.
  • Ensuring compliance with vendor license agreements.
  • Various reporting and data exportation and importation including csv, xml, and unstructured formats.
  • Document the database environment, processes, and best practices.
  • Provide technical support and problem resolution.
  • Production / On-Call Support.

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology or a similar field
  • At least 5 years of experience with DB2
  • At least 2 years of experience with PostgreSQL
  • Extensive knowledge of SQL
  • Data modeling
  • Performance analysis\tuning
  • Experience with 24x7 transaction processing systems

Additional Assets:

  • Experience in NoSQL
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with migration tools (ora2pg/full convert/Sqlines/etc)
  • Experience in in-memory Databases (Redis)

Personal Attributes:

  • Candidates must be patient, meticulous, logical in their work, and capable of prioritizing tasks.
  • Good problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Good analytical, administrative, and organizational skills.
  • Solid interpersonal communication skills are a must.


Nuvei offers a wide variety of benefits which include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Vacation Time, Paid Sick Time.
  • A Long-Term Incentive Plan that creates an opportunity for all employees to financially benefit from Nuvei’s growth.
  • Extra paid time off including 2.5 additional days of annual leave per quarter, if Nuvei achieves its quarterly targets.

Nuvei is an equal-opportunity employer that celebrates collaboration and innovation and is committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. The team at Nuvei is comprised of a wealth of talent, skill, and ambition. We believe that employees are happiest when they’re empowered to be their true, authentic selves. So, please come as you are. We can’t wait to meet you.