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QA Analyst
QA Analyst (Former Employee), Vancouver, British ColumbiaMarch 19, 2014
HSBC Mobile is safe, gives secure access to HSBC customer accounts from anywhere and it simplifies banking needs. HSBC Mobile Banking Application for iOS, Android and Blackberry is the most user friendly and security guarantee application that can be used by banking customers of HSBC Bank. Using the HSBC Mobile Application, customers can Access their – more... personal or small business banking accounts, check their account balances, pay bills, transfer funds, locate HSBC branches and record insurance information in an accident.
• Reviewed and understood the requirements for Mobile projects
• Involved in the development of Test Scenarios, Test cases, Test data and Test scripts according to Requirements, Wire frames and Use Case documents
• Test scenarios, Test cases were provided to the business analyst for signoff and approval
• Classified the test cases based on High, Medium and Low for execution purpose based on the business priorities
• Written and stored Test scenarios and Test cases in Quality center test plan tab and mapped the Test cases to the requirements using Requirement coverage tab
• Involved in testing the Integration between personal, business account, bill payment, transfers and statements on different devices like Android, IPhone and Blackberry
• Used Devise Anywhere for testing such as Functional/System, Integration, Regression, End to End, Performance and User Acceptance testing
• Reported defects into defect module of Quality center with all the required information
• Regularly participated in Test Review and Status meeting
• Provided planning and execution status reports to the management
• Devise anywhere, iPhone SDK 3.2, XCode, Android, Blackberry, XML, Java, J Unit, JavaScript, SQL Server, MS Access, Quality Center 9.0 and Oracle – less
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Great People
Collection (Former Employee), montreal qcMarch 6, 2014
For a collection departement i have rarely seen somewhere like this one. Layback kind of work where you can easily reach your stats
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Employment
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Halifax, NSMarch 3, 2014
Amazing experience with professional employers providing a comfortable atmosphere.
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Doesn't seem to know what direction they want to go even in the face of success
Senior Reconciliations Specialist (Former Employee), TorontoFebruary 19, 2014
Pros: average health benefits but banking and trading benefits were a help as well
Cons: couldn't stand to part with money to their employees so almost never a salary increase, always an excuse
Like many workplaces it was about the co-workers, including management. They tried their best.
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Senior Business Analyst with expertise in retail and wealth management.Extensive knowledge of Retail Banking Product.
Senior Business Consultant (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCFebruary 19, 2014
Pros: great learning, business exposure, global business understanding
Cons: long hours, bad work life balance
A typical day at work is working with 5 global teams at the same time and tacking their problems.

Learnt to channelize the work according to skills and the knowledge base as also to respect the diversity of individuals.

Have Acquired Truly global Management capabilities.

Hardest part of job was managing ever changing requiremets and trying to somehow – more... seperating global and regional requirements.

The most enjoyable part of the job was working with a talented bunch of diverse individuals and the learning I got working with such a talented group – less
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Short Term assignment
Sr. Operations Specialist, Derivatives, GBM (Current Employee), TorontoFebruary 18, 2014
A good learning experience. A smaller setup and overlooked the various functions of Trade capture, confirmations and Settlements.
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Working at a worldwide bank.
Security and Fraud Specialist (Current Employee), MarkhamFebruary 18, 2014
Pros: close to home
Cons: no comment
Most enjoyable is there are nice coworkers.

There are not much opportunities in this bank to advance, need to look for new challenge elsewhere.
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Enjoyable work environment
Personal Banker (P/T) (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJanuary 8, 2014
• Delivered exceptional banking services to both personal and commercial customers to ensure satisfaction
• Processed transactions efficiently and proposed solutions in a professional manner to 100+ customers daily
• Proactively recognized opportunities to cross sell other bank products by determining suitable products for customers and encouraging – more... investments
• Enhanced operational efficiencies by identifying and implementing process changes
• Helped increase branch product sales by 50% in first 3 months, surpassing objectives and resulting in top salesperson award every quarter – less
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Productive workplace
Specialist count (Former Employee), Montréal, QCDecember 17, 2013
My typical day at work was: Enter information about the numbers of documents in databases.Photocopy, scan and staple documents for distribution, the mailing and filing.Sort, verify and process application forms and other administrative documents learned how to work with the team and how to improve myself..The management was very supportive.The co-workers – more... was really fun to work with.The hardest part of the job was to create new project.The most enjoyable part of the job was to be a part of the team. – less
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Good Workplace
QA Analyst (Former Employee), Toronto, ONDecember 13, 2013
Liked working in the small team environment.
New projects with prospects for learning more.
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Technical job
Premier Officer (Former Employee), Montréal, QCNovember 26, 2013
Esteemed company, great team. High competitive spirit in the offices.
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Product and Fun Place to Work
Summer Intern Business Performance (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCNovember 18, 2013
Good salary and management was always available to help you out when needed.
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I found it generally a well rounded cohesive place to work
Customer Service Represenative/Greeter (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCOctober 15, 2013
Pros: good flexible working hours
Cons: nothing to note
I found it a generally well rounded cohesive place to work. I enjoyed the customer contact and new challenges that came every day. My co workers were agreeable and team players. The management for the most part was well trained and cordial. The hardest part of the job was keeping up with new mandates and courses, but kept you challenged.
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Casual fun environment
Operations Department Manager (Former Employee), Montreal, QCOctober 15, 2013
Great for young leaders
Dynamic workplace
Great work life balance
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Learning Opportunties ~ Sucess of employees = Success of institution
Premier Relationship Manager (Former Employee), Red Deer, ABOctober 15, 2013
Pros: hours; involvement
Cons: nothing!
Having worked for HSBC for one year and moved up quickly from personal banker to Premier Banking Manager showed the dedication of HSBC to see its employees succeed. Tools required for furthering knowledge provided to employees to succeed.
Great crew of employees, an amazing Manager, Corrine W, whom I had the priviledge of working under. She was very – more... knowledgeable on all things HSBC and always willing to share with her staff. – less
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Busy and stimulating
Personal banker - full time (Former Employee), MontrealAugust 28, 2013
This job allowed me to use my interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills. The hardest part was the amount of work to do on a daily basis. The best part was the realationship you get to build with collegues and clients.
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Be cautious: Relationship management does matter
Credit Risk Manager (Current Employee), Vancouver, BCAugust 25, 2013
Difficult to belong. Work with the right entourage, then you may be able to emotionally continue. A lot of favoritism, but if you like your job like as I do, should not matter.
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Sweatshop
Manager - Business Systems (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCAugust 23, 2013
Pros: good people
Cons: bad company
I encountered active discrimination. Very negative culture.
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will never work in there again
Project OFFICER (Former Employee), HSBC,VANCOUVERAugust 14, 2013
Cons: depression
a place full of politics
micro managers
unreasonable demand
most people came out of there super stressed
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Worked like a sweat shop
Application Architect (Former Employee), Burnaby, BCAugust 10, 2013
The center of excellence, was based on a typical sweat shop environment. No work life balance.

About HSBC

HSBC was set up in Hong Kong and Shanghai in 1865 to finance trade between China and Europe, with an office opening in London – Read more