IT Network Systems Administration (Scope of Competition)

Recommended Entry Requirements
1. Competitors must:

• Possess the requisite skills and knowledge in the area of network and systems administration
• Have experience working with (1) Cisco networking environment, (2) Microsoft Windows environment, and (3) Linux environment
• Be physically and mentally fit to cope with the demands

Competition Format
2. This competition is an individual event.

3. Test Projects for the competition are structured into a series of tasks.

4. Competitors are required to:

• Install, configure and optimize the operating systems and associated software packages onto client and server workstations within a Local Area Network and Wide Area Network (LAN/WAN) environment
• Interconnect and configure client / server workstations and networking equipment to setup LANs/WANs according to given specifications
• Administer a secure LAN/WAN and its associated components using software and/or hardware tools, implement maintenance (e.g., data backup, virus detection and mitigation, etc.) procedures according to given specification
• Install, maintain and troubleshoot IP Telephony systems, devices and associated software
• Employ systematic methods to identify and rectify hardware and software problems in client, server workstations and networking equipment

Time Allocated
5. 18 hours over 3 days of competition

Technical Description
Download the PDF file here: ITNSA TD (22 Jan 18)