"CPS matches superior IT professionals with superior clients for superior results."

Serving clients with staffing, consulting, and project help since 1978.

Client Services

Consulting Services

Our professional recruiting staff utilizes the referrals, references from past and current employees, and the internet to find the top 20% of the talent pool for our clients.¬†Additionally we draw from our automated database of well over 100,000 candidates,¬†to provide highly skilled Programmers, Analysts, Network Specialists, DBA’s, Systems Programmers, Technical Writers, PC Specialists and Project Managers

Candidate Center


Commercial Programming Systems, Inc., (CPS) is the Southwest’s premier IT staffing company. Founded in 1978, CPS remains among the longest-standing, privately-held IT staffing firms, and continues to provide the finest IT talent available to many select Fortune 1000 companies as well as other elite IT Shops throughout Southern California and the surrounding states.


Al Strong is chairman, chief executive officer (CEO) and founder of CPS. He has over 30 years of experience in the information technology (IT) recruitment field, as well as a technical background as a programmer/analyst, supervisor and manager. Prior to establishing CPS in 1978, he was the executive vice president of Electronic Systems Personnel Service.