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Database Administrator

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. We realize that, historically, underrepresented groups feel the need to be 100% qualified in order to apply. If you meet any combination of our requirements, we encourage you to apply. We strive to hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

Job Summary

This intermediate level position provides database monitoring, support and maintenance, under general supervision, in order to support enterprise data systems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports the planning, provisioning, installation, enhancements and decommissioning of SQL Server and Oracle instances
  • Creating tables, views, indexes, database links, views, materialized views, stored procedures, and other database objects as needed
  • Implements measures to protect data, software, and hardware
  • Maintains documentation of installations, configurations, maintenance procedures, etc.
  • Importing and exporting data to and from the database servers
  • Manages database security, availability, and the backup and recovery of production instances.
  •  Supports the planning, provisioning, updating and decommissioning of databases.
  • Provides user support with access, performance analysis and tunning of queries.
  • Seeks ways to improve performance, expand services, serve new purposes, or improve workflows
  • Develops and supports business relationships with IT project teams and business customers
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

  • Intermediate knowledge of SQL and Oracle databases
  • Intermediate knowledge query analysis and performance tuning.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Windows Server and Linux Server Operating Systems
  • Intermediate knowledge of command line / scripting. PowerShell, Crontab, Bash, Python
  • Intermediate knowledge SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Reporting Services and Power BI reporting.
  • Intermediate ability to correctly identify problems, analyze information, develop and evaluate options, and implement solutions
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies
  • Intermediate ability to communicate written and verbally with all levels of co-workers, customers, and external contacts


  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree - from accredited university - IT, MIS, Computer Science or related field


  • Minimum: 2 - 5 years related work experience


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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