The African Network Operators Group (AfNOG ) invites women engineers from East Africa to participate in an intensive hands-on Unix System Administration and Networking workshop to held in Kampala from 10th – 15th November, 2014.
The primary goal of the workshop is to equip all attendants with the skills to be able to install, upgrade, secure and competently manage the Unix operating system on standard PC hardware, and use it to provide essential Internet services on a network. It is aimed at participants who are technically competent but may have had little or no prior exposure to the Unix environment. We have also introduced some Networking and Routing Topics.
In addition they will be taught concepts such as:
Basic Internet Protocols and how they work
Some basic Internet services and how they function, including DNS, Web, SSH and E-mail
Designing installations for long-term scalability of services
Who should apply
All East African women engineers, Software Developers and Systems Administrators with a desire to get Unix Administration and Basic Networking skills The Workshop is largely sponsored but Participants are required to contribute the local currency equivalent of $200.00 towards their participation. Prioritywill however begiven to applicants from the Uganda and/or East Africa Female Network Engineers resident in Uganda
Experience in managing PCs and installing software (such as installing the ‘Windows’ operating system), but not necessarily Linux/Unix. Some prior Unix/Linux experience would be of great benefit.
Language of instruction will be English.
Complete the application form online here:http://goo.gl/yCCwSW . Please ensure that you submit your application in time and fully completed. Selections will be on a competitive basis. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Application deadline :
The applications close on 24th September 2014. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org