Devin Howes

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Seasoned professional with an ability to pair a strong business acumen and technology skills to provide creative solutions to complex problems.

Professional Experience

Wyvern Remote - Pittsburgh, PA, Director of Safety Data Systems, 2018-Present

Baldwin Aviation, Inc. Remote - Pittsburgh, PA, Director of Standards, 2010-2018

  • Supervised a team of technical writers implementing regulatory compliant manuals.
  • Managed regulatory updates for all aspects of organization safety programs.
  • Reviewed and monitored client safety systems to ensure proper activity levels and compliance with standards and industry best practices.
  • Oversaw the design, development, and implementation of a proprietary manual writing and editing interface software and wrote support documentation to accompany the release.
  • Oversaw the implementation of the first approved service provider cooperative for small operators working towards IS-BAO Registration.
  • Served as an Account Manager for clients including Fortune 100 flight departments.
  • Supervised a Support Team and acted as liaison between developers and clients.
  • Participated in stand-ups, design sessions, and testing and QA for software releases.

AOPA Air Safety Foundation Frederick, MD, Technical Writing Intern, 2010

Greystripe, Inc. San Francisco, CA, Content Support Assistant, 2007-2009

  • Reviewed and classified data packages for mobile advertising platform ensuring that the proper versions of each application were ported to the appropriate devices for mobile gaming.

AirQuest Aviation Butler, PA, Line Service Shift Supervisor, 2006-2009

Technical Training

Coding Dojo : Web Developer Boot Camp (2018)
Codecademy.com : Introduction to JavaScript (2018), Build Websites from Scratch (2017), Learn Python (2017)
Lynda.com : Angular Essential Training (2018), Express Essential Training (2018), TypeScript Essential Training (2018), JavaScript Essential Training (2018), Learning the JavaScript Language (2018), Learning Flask (2017)
SoloLearn : Python 3 Tutorial Course (2017)

Technical Skills

HTML, CSS3, Flexbox, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, Python, Flask, Django, MySQL, SQLite, MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node.js, socket.io, SQL, Git, Pivotal Tracker

Education

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL (2013)
Master of Business Administration

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock, PA (2009)
B.S. in Business Administration, Management & Minor in Information Systems Technology

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (2016)
Certificates, Aviation Safety Management Systems & Remote Pilot Safety Management

Licenses

Commercial Pilot, Instrument Airplane, Single-Engine Land ( FAA# 3162259)
Remote Pilot, Small Unmanned Aircraft System ( FAA# 3909643)

Professional Committees

National Business Aviation Association; Domestic Operations Committee, 2016-Present
United States Helicopter Safety Team; Safety Management Working Group, 2016-2017