Founded in 1985, SelectQuote provides solutions that help consumers protect their most valuable assets: their families, health and property. The company pioneered the model of providing unbiased comparisons from multiple, highly rated insurance companies allowing consumers to choose the policy and terms that best meet their unique needs. Two foundational pillars underpin SelectQuote’s success: a strong force of highly trained and skilled agents, who provide consultative needs analysis for every consumer, and proprietary technology that sources and routes high-quality leads. The company has three core business lines: SelectQuote Senior, SelectQuote Life and SelectQuote Auto and Home. SelectQuote Senior, the largest and fastest-growing business, serves the needs of a demographic that sees 10,000 people turn 65 each day with a range of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans.

Job Summary:

The SQL Developer role will be responsible for developing information systems by designing, developing and installing software solutions. Job success with 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 SQL Developer 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 SQL Developer 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:

  • Author new SQL scripts, to support implementing features, bug fixes, hotfixes
  • Edit existing large, complex, stored procedures.
  • Work with JIRA and BitBucket
  • Prepare documentation and specifications
  • Collaborate with project managers, business analysts, and stakeholders to obtain business requirements
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, self-driven environment
  • Willingness to identify and implement process improvements, and best-practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong proficiency with ANSI-92 SQL syntax and ability to move from dialect to dialect (Microsoft, MariaDB, MySql).
  • At least 3 years direct data development experience.
  • Skilled at composing and understanding large complicated SQL statements
  • Knowledge of best practices when dealing with relational data
  • Strong written and verbal communication

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work from Jira tickets, and gather or refine requirements as need
  • Attention to details that may indirectly affect execution of SQL code. (i.g. Downstream use of the data, Replication, Integrations with APIs and/or Frontend code)
  • Familiarity with multiple development environments (SSMS, DBeaver, Heidi, SQLYog, DataGrip)
  • Capable of troubleshooting common database and code execution issues
  • Experience constructing data models and relational schemas
  • Working knowledge of dynamic SQL, advanced SQL techniques, and normalization

Training & Experience:

  • MSSQL : 3-4 years (Preferred)
  • MARIADB: 3-4 years (Preferred)
  • MYSQL: 3-4 years (Preferred)
  • Node.js / React / .NET: 3-4 years (Preferred)


It’s an exciting time to join SelectQuote. We became a publicly traded company in 2020 with the first 100% virtual IPO (non-biotech) in American history. We have also been recognized nationally on the 2021 Top Workplaces USA list and by the Kansas City Business Journal as a 2020 Best Places to Work honoree.

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.