Lead DBA

R&D / Engineering Raanana, Israel Job Number: 17571

Position at NICE Actimize

If you're an experienced DBA\ Database developer \ Data engineer with a strong affinity to database development and performance tuning,

If you want to learn new technologies, develop complex data processes, and help resolve issues met at some of largest production databases around the world,

we want to talk to you.

NICE Actimize is looking for a versatile, fast learning Database expert to join our R&D DBA & database developers' team.
Our ideal candidate will contribute to our NoSQL expertise (Cassandra, Elasticsearch etc.), has familiarity with AWS database technologies and will be able to assist with other tasks on the various RDBMS flavors we support.

The role will focus on the following tasks:

  • Assisting with the development teams on various RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres, MySQL) \ NoSQL \ AWS data platforms. (On the job trainings are constantly provided to all our DBA team members)
  • Analyze and troubleshoot complex database technical problems met on some of the largest financial organizations in the world.
  • Provide exceptional database service to both internal and external clients (Service with a smile).
  • Continuously learn and expand your knowledge with many new and exciting technologies that we come across and evaluate.


     Required skills:

  • Proven working experience as a development and infrastructure Oracle Database administrator and working with Oracle or SQL Server for at least 6+ years.
  • Performance tuning skills of highly complex SQL code over VLDBs (very large databases)
  • High level of ‘soft skills. These include communication, time management and customer service skills so that you understand and can communicate well with both internal and external users.
  • Hands-on experience with database standards and interacting with end user applications
  • Good knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity, and SQL development
  • Familiarity with database design, documentation, and coding
  • Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically and "out of the Box"
  • Good Linux administration Skills and Shell scripting
  • Proven working experience in working with developers to create databases, tables, SQL code, stored procedures and performing code reviews.
    This includes working on projects through full life cycle development, test, User Acceptance Test (UAT) and live environments.

Additional desired skills:

  • Working experience with data platforms on AWS (Dynamo DB, Aurora etc.)  – An advantage
  • Working experience with NoSQL DB (Cassandra, Elasticsearch etc.)- An advantage
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Familiarity with programming languages API – A big advantage
  • Willingness to learn and test new Data platform technologies (NoSQL, Big Data, Caching solutions)
  • Installing, configuration, upgrade and optimization of RAC and single instance systems on Linux, Windows and UNIX based platforms – An advantage
  • Implementation of database platform conversions. (Porting SQL from Oracle to MS-SQL and vice versa) – An advantage
  • Strong experience in index management, disk capacity management and database monitoring – An advantage
  • Good understanding of High Availability using SQL Cluster, Active-Active, Active-Passive and DR technologies using log shipping and Availability Group – An advantage
  • BS degree in a computer discipline or relevant certification – An Advantage


NICE is committed to provide an environment based on equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees. It is the policy of NICE to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals, regardless of age, race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, service in the Armed Forces, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood traits, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, and/or any other status protected by any applicable federal, state and/or local statute or regulation.