Founded in 1985, SelectQuote (NYSE: SLQT) 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 Software Developer is responsible for learning to develop information systems by contributing to the design, development, and installation of software solutions.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.


  • Learn how to design, develop, and implement software components, enhancements, modules, and solutions which meet SelectQuote business needs and expectations with respect to key project/product performance measures
  • Learn how to design and develop software solutions directly from business specifications and requirements. Self-sufficiency during development phases is required, using other senior developers or architects to validate and peer review code
  • Expand existing software to meet the changing needs of our business lines
  • Adhere to development scope and timelines in accordance to overall project and in line with SelectQuote-provided development tools and processes
  • Contribute to scalable, automated solutions to service our customers and internal development team
  • Learn how to communicate effectively and efficiently with business line staff and vendor partners on solution development deliverables

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a strategic view
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively build relationships, promote a collaborative team environment, and influence others

Education and Experience:

  • Understanding of JavaScript/NodeJS and common frameworks and tools, e.g. express and npm
  • Understanding of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Understanding of RESTful API Services
  • Familiar with JIRA or other development tracking software preferred
  • Practical working knowledge of SQL storage engines, MSSQL preferred.
  • Use of common IDEs for code editing; Atom, WebStorm, Eclipse or other helpful tools


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, and other paid leaves vary based on work location.