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About Shalu Chawla


Melrose, Massachusetts-based Shalu Chawla is a Quality Assurance Engineer and analyst who possesses more than ten years of experience in the industry.

Prior to migrating to the United States from India in 2003, Shalu earned her Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Communications from India’s Maharshi Dayanand University, as well as her M.Tech in Microwave Electronics from Delhi University. In 2009, she obtained her third degree, a Master of Science in Computer Systems, from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Shalu Chawla officially began her career in the technology industry in 2004. Her advanced education, combined with her work experience, has allowed her to master a myriad of valuable, industry-specific skills. She is especially well-versed in debugging, troubleshooting, and technical problem-solving, and has had multiple opportunities to work on database-heavy projects. What’s more, Shalu has developed numerous technical skills including, but not limited to:

  • Automated Testing Tools 
    • Quick Test Professional (UFT), Silk Test, and Selenium—with experience in Protractor for JavaScript Testing with Web Driver
  • Automated Performance
    • Silk Performer, JMeter, and Load Runner
  • Languages Known
    • SQL, HTML, JSON, XML, and Java
  • Test Case Management Tools
    • Quality Central (ALM), Test Director, Track-Web, Doors, JIRA with Zephyr add-in, Dev-Track, Dev Test, and CAD/CAM

To date, Shalu has worked for multiple prestigious Fortune 500 companies within the finance industry. Within the past decade, she has worked for ING, Fidelity Investments, and, most recently, The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Her knowledge and expertise in quality assurance ensure that she can lend value to the companies she works for. She has a particular interest in Automation and Process Improvements, and has worked within roles that allow her to flex her skill set during the product development process. 

For Shalu Chawla, the opportunity to perfect a product before it goes to production is not one that she takes lightly. Using her analytical skills, she is able to make the products she works on more efficient and effective for the people who will actually use them. For example, while at the Federal Reserve, Shalu has contributed to projects such as EASy, a web-based application that allows employees to perform their operations at all of the banks in the system; Capital Stock Integration with EASy, an extension of the previous project that provides Fed members an easy way to calculate and retrieve their semiannual dividends; and, among others, CARE (Centralized Asset Reallocation), a technical shift to change the assets on the background o AIX Unix servers.

To learn more about Shalu Chawla’s impressive work history and her insight into the tech industry, be sure to check out her blog!

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