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DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGY TO EDUCATE, INFORM, EXPERIENCE AND INSPIRE.

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?

IT'S TECHNOLOGY IN THE RIGHT HANDS.

Headquartered in Peoria, Illinois, CSE Software™ is a technology company founded in 1990 by President Ken Pflederer. Partners Lara Aaron and Renee Gorrell joined the business in 1992. CSE excels at managing business with large-scale clients like Caterpillar, OSF HealthCare and other Fortune 500 companies. CSE can define, design and deploy projects on any level, on time and on budget.

Philosophy

The CSE Software Inc. philosophy is simple: create solutions that fit the customer’s exact needs using the appropriate technology for each project. We have proven that if you dedicate yourself to their best interests, they will remain your customers. It’s our “Whatever it takes” attitude that gets the job done.

People

Our team is our most important asset. While highly skilled and well versed in all technical aspects of creating tremendous, custom technology-based products and services, they never lose focus of our ultimate goal — complete client satisfaction. We build lasting relationships with our clients. They know we have their best interests at the heart of every project.

Culture

Culture

We’re a fun and creative group, but also dedicated and enthusiastic. We hire smart candidates who are motivated to find the position that suits their passion and skills. Our team generates an energy that cannot be duplicated. It gives us our edge and lends itself to the creative solutions that we design for our clients. We make it look like magic, but it’s really technology in the right hands.

SOME FACTS ABOUT CSE:

2200
Projects Developed
327
Foam Darts Shot at our CEO
260
Clients
110
Languages Supported

Our Team

OUR PEOPLE ARE OUR MOST IMPORTANT ASSET.

WHO IS CSE SOFTWARE?

Meet our leaders

KEN PFLEDERER

Founder, CEO

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KEN PFLEDERER

LARA AARON

Vice President

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LARA AARON

RENEE GORRELL

Vice President

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RENEE GORRELL

Every member of our team is dedicated to our clients with a whatever it takes attitude.

— Ken Pflederer —

CAREERS

WANT TO JOIN THE CSE TEAM?

Our focus in hiring is to find smart, dedicated and enthusiastic candidates. The individuals we’ve hired are those who were motivated to find the position that truly suited their skills. The work that our employees perform each day is a part of their career, not just their job. Team members we hire are those who work intensely on projects that they feel passionate about.

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, CSE Software™ offers an unparalleled opportunity to come and build something that will leave YOUR thumbprint on the company! We are poised for tremendous growth in the coming years…and well beyond! Additionally, we offer extremely competitive compensation and a world class benefit package.

AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES

Quality Assurance Engineer

CSE Software Inc. is looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Engineer to join our team. As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will be accountable for ensuring that our customers get a quality product, testing the products against customer requirements and product specifications. You will work closely with the development team to understand product features and requirements; design effective test cases and execute them to verify features and specifications across multiple products and services. You should be able to identify and prioritize issues and recommend product enhancements based on QA experiences and user feedback.

As a Quality Assurance Engineer you should be able to work effectively in a team environment without the need for close supervision. Effective communication is a must, for the successful writing of bug reports and for verifying product functionality with the developer. You should also be able to work efficiently and are able to reproduce and isolate problems as well as verify fixes. You should be responsive, flexible and adapt easily to changing requirements and tight timeframes.

Qualifications:
• At least 2 years experience in quality assurance a must
• Working knowledge of QA methodology, testing techniques and approaches relating to desktop, web and mobile applications.
• Specific experience with databases (SQL, SQLite, Oracle, Access) required (writing queries, views and other procedures to assist with verification of products)
• Strong attention to detail and ability to master new technologies quickly

Preferable Experience:
• Experience with or knowledge of programming language(s) and concepts
• Experience with Automated Testing Tools
• Experience with Project Management

Salary based on experience. Benefits include 401k, health insurance, paid holidays and paid time off.

If you feel you are qualified, please email your resume to opportunities@csesoftware.com.

.Net Programmer/Analyst

Are you looking for a job that really isn’t a job? A place where you get paid to do what you love to do? A working environment that is more like having fun with a bunch of friends in a casual office than a stuffy cubicle? A job that will challenge you beyond your limits, sometimes to the point of frustration only to realize the amazing satisfaction you get when you solve it?

If you answered “Yes” to the above questions you might just want to check out CSE Software Inc. We are looking for Software Developers to join our team. We need dedicated, hardworking people that want to be challenged, strive to do their best, and have a passion for delivering great software. We need our developers to have good communication skills as any good software project requires a team effort.

Basic Requirements are:
• Experience with ASP.NET using VB and/or C#
• Experience with databases (either SQL Server, MySQL, or Oracle)
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

We prefer candidates who have experience with:
• JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX
• MVC

Your duties will include:
• Design, development, and maintenance of new and existing web and desktop applications
• Collaboration with users/customers to document business requirements
• Development of technical specifications
• Collaboration with Quality Control department to ensure final product quality

Starting salary is based on experience. Benefits include 401k, health insurance, paid holidays and paid time off.

If you fit the bill don’t miss this opportunity to join a great team in a fun, casual working environment. Please send your resume to: opportunities@catsimulators.com.

Project Manager

Wanted! Director of a Three-Ring Circus!
Ability to perform with multiple team members and lead them in the greatest show on earth! Ok, some days it will seem like a three-ring circus, but in reality CSE Software is looking for a great Project Manager. The full-time position will develop and monitor technology project schedules and budgets. Will coordinate with multiple departments to ensure project definition and deadlines are met; and will act as a liaison with the client.

Major Responsibilities:

• Plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget
• Estimate the resources needed to achieve project goals.
• Define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle
• Track project milestones and deliverables and create project definition
• Coordinate meetings with customer, and as needed with team
• Listen and assess customer needs

Qualifications:
• Exhibits a desire to build and maintain rapport with customers
• Experience in using Microsoft Project Word, Excel, and Outlook in order to complete quality work
• Excellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Possess strong face to face and telephone communication skills
• Experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
• Familiarity in software development
• Ability to prioritize work to meet project deadlines
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a great team in a fun, casual working environment. We offer an excellent compensation package including: Salary based on experience and benefits.

If you fit the bill don’t miss this opportunity to join a great team in a fun, casual working environment. If you’re qualified and think you’ve got “what it takes,” please email your resume to: opportunities@catsimulators.com.

Our Services

We understand service because we put people first, and CSE Software™ is a company committed to people and service.

Service to our employees, by showing them dedication and commitment and empowering them to provide the same to our clients.

Service to our clients, by listening carefully, understanding their needs and requirements, and developing projects that help their businesses succeed in today's competitive marketplace.

Development

Experienced in multiple development disciplines, CSE can create a wide variety of applications to suit our client’s needs and requirements.

WHAT WE OFFER
  • Custom Software
  • Websites/Web Applications
  • Mobile Apps
  • eLearning/mLearning

 

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Serious Gaming/Simulation

The Serious Gaming Development Team at CSE creates industry-leading gaming/educational experiences.

WHAT WE OFFER
  • Realistic Environments
  • Custom Training Exercises
  • Measurable Results
  • Optional Hardware

 

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Support

CSE offers seamless 24x7x365 technical support for software developed both in-house and by other vendors.

WHAT WE OFFER
  • Software Registration
  • Project/Application Support
  • Live Analysts
  • Global Support in 110 Languages

 

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Fulfillment

The CSE fulfillment department offers media duplication, replication, fulfillment, stocking and inventory.

WHAT WE OFFER
  • Duplication
  • Replication
  • Software Distribution
  • On Demand Encryption

 

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CLIENTS:

Unity PointPeoria Civic CenterJump SimulationCity of Peoria, IllinoisOSF Medical CenterCaterpillar

 

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What our Clients say:

  • As someone who has worked with many suppliers in my capacity as Senior Marketing Training Consultant for Caterpillar, it’s hard to beat the quality of work from CSE Software. They are devout followers of Cat Voice and show innovation at every turn. As you can tell, I’m a big fan of CSE Software. They represent great value in an industry that often takes advantage.

    — W.M., Sr. Marketing Training Consultant, Caterpillar Inc. —
  • This is just a quick note to thank the excellent CSE staff members who went above & beyond in their efforts to solve our order problems. This is not the first time they’ve been a big help either. I’ve never had anything but great service from anyone there, at that level. Just don’t want to let a chance pass by to thank them and all of the staff for the superb customer service.

    — B.L., Purchasing Agent, Hawthorne Power Systems —
  • The eLearning course was very well received by management, operators, and our customer. Our GoLive was extraordinarily smooth. Everyone was impressed with the professional presentation, and the high quality look and feel. You and your team did a great job!

    — J.A., Operations Analyst, United Facilities —
  • The Maps have been a HUGE hit with the IHSA crowd, lots of compliments. Thank you, and please pass along our thanks to your entire team. We could not be happier!

    — M. P., Assistant Director of Marketing, Peoria Civic Center —
  • The fact that you can find these types of issues so quickly amazes me. I think you guys at CSE might be the sharpest programmers I have ever worked with. Thank you very much for your effort on this.

    — B. R. P., Regulatory Engineer, Caterpillar Oil & Gas, Caterpillar Inc. —

 

PRODUCTS:

Cat® Simulators heavy equipment simulators deliver dynamic training technology and outstanding safety results through the power of state-of-the-art virtual training.

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Health Scholars produces training and educational materials for the healthcare industry. CSE Software™ Inc. is proud to be a partner in this endeavor with OSF Healthcare.

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Watch out for the krazy karp infesting the waters! Use your bowhunting skills to kill the slimy fish and turn them into coins. Asian carp are destructive, but your bow is more powerful than any fish frenzy!

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Portfolio

A few examples of our work.

info@csesoftware.com

1.309.670.7595

316 SW Washington St., Suite 300
Peoria, Illinois 61602

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