Archana Mallikarjuna

Project Lead

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, April 22, 2021

About Me

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Experience 12
  • Gender Female
  • Industry Management
  • Date of Birth 12 07 1985


A diligent product manager professional and a domain expert across US, UK and Canada Payroll functions with 12 years of experience handling the QuickBooks Payroll product and other telecom and media intelligence products.


  • Masters of Business Administration (2020 - Present) CMR university (Institute of Product Leadership)

    Pursuing my executive MBA in product management.

  • Bachelor of Engineering (2003 - 2007) M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology

    Completed my engineering in Instrumentation technology

Work & Experience

  • Persistent Systems Limited (2013 - 2020 ) Project Lead

    Responsible for Overall Program and Project management of QuickBooks Payroll releases across US, UK & Canada for a growing customer base of over 2.5 million. Build trust across teams to get identified and recognised as a primary point of contact. Actively involved in the upcoming release of the new changes to the 1099 NEC form. Involved in getting all the COVID related payroll items like National Paid Leave Credit, National Medicare, Cares Retention Credit on an immediate basis and PPP changes to help all the small business owners get the allowances and PPP loan as stated by US government. Involved in complete UI revamp by reducing Employee onboarding screens from 230 to 50 screens. Involved in complete revamp of Direct deposit feature which was reduced from 2 days to 2 hours using instant bank addition feature. Electronic payment of federal and state taxes and filing of all the tax forms. A clear understanding of all the US payroll functions like 401K, Federal forms, 52 state forms, W2 forms, W4 forms, Agency rules, Holiday messages, taxes, Direct deposit feature, 1099/1096 forms etc. Use of tools like JIRA to update the project status, roadmaps, sprint planning, stories, epics etc.

  • Tech Mahindra Limited (2011 - 2013 ) Quality Analyst

    Worked as a Quality Analyst for British Telecom. Spear headed the transition of automation scripts from Silk test to QTP. Lead the automation team of 5 on Silk test technology.

  • Cymfony Net Private Limited (visible technologies) (2010 - 2011 ) Automation Engineer

    Worked as an Automation test engineer on Silk test tool.

  • Saskiasoft Technologies (2008 - 2010 ) Software Developer

    Worked as a Uniface developer. Handled UK and Ireland government licensing projects.

  • Paychex (2021 - 2022 ) Product Owner



Honors & awards

  • 2019 Rising Star

  • 2016 Star Performer

  • 2015 You made a difference

  • 2014 Bravo

  • 2020 Skillathon -- Winners