The Team Lead, Technical Services Technician provides first line support to internal and external clients for all IT Infrastructure and Application related incidents and requests through request tools, emails and telephone calls. Acts as escalation point for other Technical Services Technicians. Mentors junior team members. Assigns tickets to the appropriate technology support groups and track them to closure. Advises and assists users in solving problems related to hardware, software, networks and peripherals using available technology. Studies and analyzes systems needs, troubleshoots technical problems and trains users. Advises users on the interpretation of IT reports and report capabilities, limitations, etc. Provides user support, new hire system setups, group metrics and desktop/laptop software evaluations and upgrades. Provides quick response to ensure maximum uptime of all users and performs end user training when necessary.