Caliper Employment Opportunities

Now is the time to join Caliper in building a better tomorrow. If you thrive on being challenged and using your expertise to imagine, innovate and explore, then Caliper Corporation in Newton MA, is the place for you! Here, the best and brightest experts in transportation planning, traffic simulation, and GIS/mapping create cutting-edge software to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Realize your potential today. Join us and you’ll find endless learning opportunities, a culture committed to driving innovation, and a friendly and respectful work environment.

We’re looking for the most talented people to join us at our Boston area headquarters. Interested in joining our team? We're hiring for the specific positions below and we are always looking for staff with skills and experience in one or more of the following roles: Software (GIS) Support, Software (GIS) Sales/Marketing, Technical Documentation Writer (GIS Software), Demographer/Statistician, Database Developer.

About Caliper Corporation

Caliper is a privately held corporation and is a leading developer of mapping, redistricting, transportation, traffic simulation, and GIS software. Caliper is the creator of TransCAD Transportation Planning Software, TransModeler Traffic Simulation Software, and Maptitude Geographic Information System Software packages. Caliper is also a highly regarded consulting and R&D provider offering professional services in quantitative management consulting, transportation, and decision support systems.

CaliperCaliper's software applications are being used by more than 100,000 users around the globe and are making businesses and governments Calipermore efficient and effective. Founded in 1983, Caliper is recognized worldwide as a leader and innovator in the development of transportation analysis and GIS software.



Full time position at our headquarters: 1172 Beacon Street, Newton MA 02461 USA


Caliper seeks an outgoing and organized receptionist with good communication skills. The receptionist will perform a variety of activities and operate in several different and often overlapping roles. As a receptionist, you will be responsible for carrying out various front-line tasks and, to a lesser degree, for providing direct support to our highly educated professional staff. In our busy office, you will be responding to emails through our customer-relations-management (CRM) system, phone coverage, office maintenance, and the preparation and shipping of our software products.


  • Handle calls for all Caliper employees and customers calling into the Operator, Technical Support, and Sales lines
  • Receive sales and support requests via email, chat, or other online forms
  • Direct customers to appropriate staff according to company procedure and policy
  • Create Sales and Support tickets in the CRM
  • Record reception and office workflows, any limitations, and how these processes could be improved, and enter these into the CRM
  • Maintain confidentiality of customer contact and contract information
  • Assist with projects and other work tasks required to meet business needs


  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment and ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to think creatively in order to further develop the position and processes
  • Minimum typing speed of 45 wpm
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Recommended qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year of experience working in a professional office environment

Caliper Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates should respond only by email by sending resumes to
Posted: 2020-1-31