Best Places to Work in IT 2012 Employer Profile

No. 9

Chesapeake Energy

Oklahoma City, Okla. [South Central]
http://www.chk.com
http://www.chk.com/careers

Why you want to work there

Challenges and rewards are high for workers at this oil and gas exploration and production company in Oklahoma City. A fast work pace and dynamic work environment keep IT employees engaged. Favorite perks include a 72,000-square-foot fitness center for employees and their families, a recently opened child care center with 63,000 square feet of state-of-the-art play and learning space, a healthcare center that charges a $5 copay for medical and dental appointments, and a community garden.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 5

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 12,679

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 563

IT employee turnover in 2011: 6%

IT promotions in 2011: 12%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2011: 4

Training budget per IT employee in 2011: $3,351

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 22%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 21%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 22%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 16%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 9%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 17%