Matthew Traynor

 

910 D Merritt Drive w Hillsborough, New Jersey 08844 w USA w  phone: 908-510-4803 w mthangin@Yahoo.com w  www.chessreporter.com

 

 

 

Profile

 

 

20 years cellular billing experience, including lockbox, collections, telephone inventory
20 years IBM Mainframe Developer

 

Experience

 

1997 - 2004

Consultant, Verizon Wireless.

 

DB2 application tuning, application development and maintenance, billing system consolidation, ama and ciber bifurcation, wrote disaster recovery procedures. 

v Managed the call data bifurcation of Verizon Wireless' western call data, which included Chicago

v Developed MQ triggered, CICS-DB2 driven telephone inventory system

 

 

1993 - 1997

Project Leader, Bell Atlantic.

 

Project leader of 10 programmers. Managed IMS billing system enhancements and billing system conversions. Developed 8 screen CICS final account retrieval system using Micro Focus COBOL. 

v Successfully managed the billing system and its conversion to a new DB2 billing system

 

 

1987 - 1993

Consultant, Nynex.

 

Around the clock support, billing system development and maintenance. 

v     Bifurcation of an IMS billing system into three regions

v     Integrated Tracker CICS collection system into Action IMS billing system

 

 

1984 - 1987

User Support Specialist, Bell Atlantic.

 

Production Support, Scheduling, Release control, ad hoc reporting for a newly launched billing system. 

v Turned job scheduling over to the data center

 

 

Skills

 

Spanish (Working knowledge).

 

Vsam (Highly proficient), JCL (Highly proficient), IMS (Highly proficient), Html and webpage design (Proficient) and DB2 (Highly proficient), CICS (Highly proficient), COBOL (Highly proficient), Team Player (Highly proficient) MQ(Proficient)

 

Education

 

1983

BS Computer Science.

 

SUNY at Stony Brook, NY. GPA: 3.04 (Out of 4.00).  

 

1993

C Computer Language, Visual Basic (fall)

 

Raritan Valley Community College.

 

Honors & Activities

 

v Won the 2005 Chess Journalist of America Award for most humorous piece.

v Did boardside reporting of the Kasparov Vs. X3D Fritz and Deep Junior matches in New York City.  Co-hosted a weekly chess internet radio show.