Vendor Requirements Analyst

Analyst Houston, Texas


The Vendor Requirements Analyst is responsible for the successful documentation of vendor file requirements in accordance with Empyrean system standards.  The Vendor Requirements Analyst works directly with various vendors during implementations to define file requirements. They also collaborate internally with the designated implementation team to understand how data requirements and benefit/plan design impact the overall file requirements. In addition, they work closely with the file development team to ensure they are receiving file requirements in a standard/concise manner and help to develop standard requirements templates by vendor.



  • Evaluate new relationships through vendor analysis and selection process
  • Maintain relationships with vendors to gather information needed for ongoing monitoring
  • Update and review for material changes all components that are required of the initial due diligence performed during implementation.
  • Works with different insurance vendors to coordinate/lead file requirements meetings
  • Documents file requirements against Empyrean data model
  • Collaborates with other internal teams to understand client reporting needs versus data being received
  • Maintains and coordinates development ticket tracking with the development team and client operations
  • Provides regular status of requirements being worked in accordance with overall project timelines
  • Builds file requirements efficiency through the creation of vendor specific requirements templates
  • The individual will analyze and interpret vendor reports with the goal of identifying the correct file requirements.




  • Knowledge/working history of reviewing/updating file requirements
  • Microsoft Excel/formula writing (2+years)
  • Understanding of data models/relational databases
  • Ability to manage time in accordance with deliverables
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong teamwork skills and attention to detail
  • Not required but strong plus:
    • SQL Experience (2+years)




  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
    • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, 2 or more years of experience in business analytics, management information systems, human resources management, benefits administration or a related field
  • Previous benefits administration and client consulting experience 
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered