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Data Engineer II

Company: Chickasaw Nation Industries
Location: Norman
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


The Data Engineer II (Part Time works with the Business Solutions Group to design, create and manage the Chickasaw Nation Industries data architecture. This technical position solves problems and challenges to deliver a comprehensive data infrastructure from managing the backend databases to overseeing the architecture and development of CNI's reporting environments. Specifically, this position is responsible for daily maintenance, monitoring, performance analysis and tuning, troubleshooting, problem resolution and user assistance required to enhance our data platforms. The Data Engineer II also coordinates efforts with the development team and lead functional users to design relevant solutions while ensuring appropriate security and compliance.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Monitors and maintains data platforms. Investigates related problems, implements solutions, achieves efficiency gains, and automates repetitive tasks.

Defines and champions data management best practices.

Performs and/or automates routine database maintenance operations and tasks. Improves and maintains the backup and recovery process.

Utilizes performance / modeling expertise in support of design, infrastructure, query analysis, security and integrity issues.

Coordinates data integrity, and develops / maintains logical and physical data models. Organizes the integration of data and movement activities, and builds data migration strategies to improve operating efficiency.

Collaborates with the Business Solutions Group, and translates business requirements into conceptual, logical, and physical data models. Converts business needs into logical, conceptual, and physical data models that may focus on things such as tuning databases, restructuring and deleting old data, decreasing duplicate information within a computer system, and/or progressing the way in which data moves from one system to another.

Analyzes and develops strategies for improving data and reporting architectures.

Troubleshoots and resolves database issues. Helps to troubleshoot related issues across entire hardware, software, application and network environment.

Researches, implements and tests new database components.

Monitors database size and growth requirements. Projects and/or solves space allocation needs.

Provides installation and configuration services.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor's instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering and a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience; or equivalent combination education/experience. A degree in another technical discipline may be substituted depending on other qualifications, and length and type of specialized experience.



Knowledge of data architecture concepts, object and data modeling techniques and design principles with an understanding of different data structures and their benefits / limitations under particular use cases

Knowledge of software programming, development, review, audit, testing, configuration management requirements and changes

Knowledge of professional Information Technology principles, practices and procedures

Highly developed programming skills using MSSQL, Web Services, C#, SQL Server integrations, Power Builder, T-SQL

Knowledge of computer hardware, systems software, server management, and computer systems architecture and integration

Excellent communication and documentation skills

Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Detail-oriented with ability to prioritize tasks

Ability to work independently or as part of a cross-functional team


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Keywords: Chickasaw Nation Industries, Norman , Data Engineer II, Other , Norman, Oklahoma

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