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DBA Team Leader



Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024


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) is a 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!

We are looking for a Production and Development DBA MySQL Team Lead to lead our Data Platform Team. Reporting to the Data Platform Director, you will be responsible for the team's daily operations and development for critical missions, and enterprise database systems in PostgreSQL and MySQL.


  • Lead and manage a team of DBAs, providing technical guidance and mentorship
  • Support the development team in optimizing queries, and software deployment and contribute in database design and development
  • Responsible for managing and supporting PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Install, Configure, and Maintain PostgreSQL and MySQL including monitoring the health of database performance
  • Responsible for all administration activities like backup, recovery, index, replication (RDS), health checkup, etc.
  • Join the on-call duty, shifts routine, and solve critical database issues
  • Monitor databases to optimize database performance and diagnose issues
  • Work with development and operations teams to tune production queries for optimal performance
  • Provide technical support for database environments/applications, including software installation, database creation, upgrades, patches, etc.


  • 3+ years as a PostgreSQL and MySQL DBA Team Leader
  • 3+ years of experience with development and production environments
  • 3+ years of database design, optimization & performance tuning
  • 3+ years of experience with AWS or AZURE
  • Application and infrastructure – stored procedures, query optimizations, code quality improvement
  • Linux/Unix – shell scripting, server analysis, infrastructure management - advantage
  • Ability to efficiently troubleshoot and resolve system issues
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently and as a part of a team.


  • 2.5 additional days of annual leave a quarter, if the company hits quarterly targets
  • A challenging job in a fast-developing, international company
  • A friendly work environment where you can thrive and develop your skills
  • Career advancement possibilities
  • Competitive remuneration package.

Nuvei offers a wide variety of additional benefits which include Additional Health insurance incl. Dentist, Sport card, Food vouchers, Employee discounts card, Seminars and conference tickets, Playroom, and many other additional perks.

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.