Nelson Alfaro

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Senior QA Engineer | San José, Costa Rica

Nelson is a Computer Science Engineer with more than 6 years of expertise in quality assurance in all the phases of software development cycle performing automated and manual testing.

Experience with the definition, execution and delivering results for all testing process. Ability to easily adapt to different projects, roles and tools.


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Senior QA Engineer
Gorilla Logic (April 2018 - Present)

  • Integrate automation framework with BrowserStack
  • Test run and bug reporting EPIC Software
  • Creation, maintenance and execution for manual Development  and automated test cases.
  • New automation framework creation for UI Web

Senior QA Engineer
EPIC Software Development(June 2016 - April 2018)

  • Creation, maintenance and execution for manual and automated test cases.
  • New automation framework creation for UI Web Application (C# and Protractor.js).
  • Design, implement and update test plans and test cases.

QA Engineer
Proximity (October 2011 - Present)

  • Test new functionalities (iPhone, Android and Web), design and create scripts for automated tests using Selenium Webdriver, Protractor and WebdriverIO.
  • Obtain the results from the new app or website features and report any existing bug.
  • Perform black and white box testing.
  • Design, implement and update test plans and test cases.
  • Coordinate daily basis work between the Costa Rica QA team and the client (normally USA client).
  • Research and implement new testing techniques, tools and technologies.

QA Engineer
BOSZ Digital (March 2011 - October 2011)

  • Test new features and fixes on client website.
  • Review website source code and new apps (Objective- c, Java) and verify it meets company standards.
  • Create and update test cases.
  • Report any existing bug to the development team using JIRA.

Systems Auditor
PricewaterhouseCoopers (October 2008 - March 2011)

  • Review and implement IT internal environment best practices.
  • Evaluate the security parameters for operative systems (Windows XP, Server 2003- 2005, Red Hat), ERP systems (SAP, JDE, NAF, EXACTUS, AXAPTA) and databases (SQL Server, Oracle).
  • Based on firm guidance, execute queries to obtain relevant information for the audit team and information regarding user roles in the database.
  • Understanding, evaluation and validation of business process in order to determine recommendations of these processes.


Universidad CENFOTEC
Master's degree, CyberSecurity (2016-2018)

Universidad CENFOTEC
Course, Ethical Hacking (2017)

Universidad CENFOTEC
Course, Web Applications  (2015)

Course, Advanced Javascript (2014)

Universidad CENFOTEC
Course, JAVA Web Programming (2010)

Universidad Latina de Costa Rica
Bachelor's degree, Computer Engineering (2006 - 2010)

Technical Skills

Team Foundations Server (TFS), Self-management, Git, Manual Testing, WebDriverIO, Load Testing, JavaScript, Selenium, JIRA, C#, Kali Linux, Rally, Microsoft Office, Test Automation, Management, Teamwork, Jenkins, Test Rails, CLI, HTML, Pivotal Tracker, Appium, Quality Assurance, Agile Methodologies, Java, Protractor, SQL