Job Summary:

The Software Engineer III role will be responsible for developing information systems by designing, developing and installing software solutions. Job success will be determined by demonstrating a combination of technical expertise through successful execution and adherence to industry and the SelectQuote Application Development team development standards. The Software Engineer III role also requires excellent communication skills and team collaboration demonstrated by working in partnership with business line stakeholders and vendors while meeting objectives across senior-level assignments. The Software Engineer III will assist and support junior development associates through educational guidance based on best practices established in the industry and within the SelectQuote Application Development team.

Essential Functions

  • Implement features that meet business requirements while maintaining a healthy, sustainable, and reliable codebase
  • Contribute to overall group objectives like finding opportunities for cross-project code reuse, improving developer experience using automation, and improving operational stability.
  • Support of internal Applications: SelectCare (CRM), Internal Quote tools for all 3 divisions, Scheduling Tools, Upload & nload /data sync between carriers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong proficiency with JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Node.js and frameworks available for it
  • Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Good understanding of modern JavaScript build systems (Webpack, Snowpack, Rollup, Parcel)
  • Solid understanding of front-end technologies, such as Reacet, HTML5, and CSS3, is a bonus
  • Typically requires at least 5 years as a full-time developer
  • Ability to perform tasks without technical supervision

Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or Information Technology
  • 5-6 years of software development or programming experience writing complex web applications
  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript, web stacks, libraries and frameworks
  • Experience using industry software development methodologies, standards and architectural frameworks
  • Experience with various SDLC methodologies, agile SCRUM preferred
  • Experience with code-based unit testing
  • Experience with code management and release methodologies and tools (CI/CD)


Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, voluntary short-term disability, company-paid long term disability, company-paid life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D), 401(k) + company match and 100% vesting after 4 years, discretionary profit sharing, employee stock purchase program (espp), paid time off, floating holidays, paid maternity leave, paid parental bonding leave, tuition reimbursement, jury duty pay, work from home stipend, and other paid leaves vary based on work location