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:

In this role, engineers are responsible for implementing automation solutions that help increase the speed of our ability to deliver features to production while working with other DevOps Engineers at SelectQuote. The DevOps Engineer III would serve as the primary SME on AWS services while contributing architecture decisions for our ongoing growth. We would like the individual in this role to be proactive in addressing code and identifying the extension of project timelines, to ensure all is up to complete SQ standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Document solutions to issues and communicate across teams
  • Lead by example through demonstration of high performance in the areas of customer service, collaboration, teamwork, reliability, productivity, and execution
  • Provide expertise and architecture level decisions to business stakeholders, developers, and teammates
  • Serve as an escalation point and mentor to teammates for troubleshooting and growth opportunities
  • Plan recovery testing and mitigation strategies with teams and ensure their documentation and implementation
  • Implement AWS Best Practices and provide guidance on incoming features that benefit the business
  • Serve as the primary SME on AWS services while contributing architecture decisions for our ongoing growth

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 5-7 years of technical experience in either development, operations, or full-stack implementations
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience with AWS
  • At least 3-5 years experience in a DevOps structured environment
  • Expertise with Linux or Windows command-line utilities
  • Deep understanding of the core suite of AWS Services, including new features
  • Expertise in establishing and employing Continuous Integration practices and tools such as Jenkins, bitbucket, git or other CI tools
  • Frequent and comfortable use of configuration management automation tools such as Ansible, CloudFormation, Terraform
  • Flexibility learning new modalities to solve problems
  • Expert with automation tools and practices
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, and Terraform

Training & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Solid understanding of Javascript, Docker, Python, Bash, GitHub, Jenkins, and JIRA
  • AWS Certified Associate (Solutions Architect, Sys Ops, Developer) or 5+ years experience in AWS
  • 5+ years successful engagements providing continuous delivery solutions, preferable


    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