Senior Developer, Internal Core Applications (Maximo)

Date: May 11, 2024

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101 Birmingham, AL, US, 35203

Company: Spire Inc.


Spire is seeking a Senior Developer, Internal Core Applications (Maximo) to work in the St. Louis or Birmingham office.  This position will focus on providing the necessary analysis and design tasks related to managing the development of technology solutions to ensure these solutions meet business needs and align with enterprise architectural governance and standards.    

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to understanding the needs of the homes and businesses we serve. That's why we're always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.


And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of drive, safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire vision, mission and culture to life:


  • We make it happen: We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance.
  • We collaborate: We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger.
  • We seek out perspective: We challenge ourselves to be open to different ways of doing things, because learning from each other leads to breakthroughs.
  • We care: We treat people how we want to be treated, listening closely and doing what’s right, even when it’s hard.


By living our values and behaviors every day, we strive to create an environment where every employee feels welcome, respected and valued.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support, Maintain, Develop and Configure solutions for Maximo. 
  • Respond, when required, to triage production issues related to Maximo and related integrations and adheres to the Service Level Agreement set forth.
  • Responsible for code review and migration process by other developers.
  • Attend and participate in technical workshops with PO/PM's across the App Delivery teams, and when necessary, business stakeholders.
  • Perform and oversee standards of development.
  • Effectively collaborate within your specific team, as well as across agile teams to ensure alignment in dependencies, and how each team’s work impacts your own.
  • Support integration of to a variety of different software, including various modules of Oracle EBS, Fusion middleware, CC&B, Click / Salesforce and other third-party applications.
  • Responsible for built-in quality, partnering with Quality Assurance, as it pertains to unit/developer testing.
  • Identify and support performance improvement activities using software tools.
  • Responsible for development and updating of technical documentation.
  • Fully imbedded in development teams, and participates in all ceremonies and planning, focused on acceptance criteria that is clear, precise, and testable.
  • Accept work into the team backlog and owns the commitment related to what has been laid out to be completed each PI.
  • Contribute fully to meeting the overall team and PI objectives, while also giving feedback when necessary to Product owners and / or Scrum masters, including areas of risk and impediments that are encountered. 

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Believe in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, and trust across the ART. 
  • Demonstrate servant leader mindset.
  • Ability to teach and mentor.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines as well as adapt in a fast moving, changing culture.
  • Support and encourage Agile quality practices such as pair programming, peer review, etc.
  • Aptitude and ability to analyze and understand system technologies and how they relate to business processes.
  • Ability to recognize problems and respond, systematically gather information, sort through complex issues, understand consequences of decisions, provides recommendation, and seeks input from leadership.
  • Understand, support, and influence DevOps Migration process, outlined by Architects.

Supervisory Responsibilities

No direct supervision in this role; however indirect leadership and influence on technical team required.

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree, required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Technical Engineering, preferred.

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • SAFe certification(s), preferred.
  • Proficiency in developing, configuring and supporting Maximo, including custom applications, or extending functionality, using automation scripting, workflows and other Maximo out of the box framework.
  • Strong analytical skills/capabilities to solve complicated issues arising during design and testing phases.
  • Experience in the fundamentals of iterative and incremental development practices.
  • Extensive experience with designing and developing integrations to other applications using:  Web Services (REST and SOAP), Flat files, XML, Interface Tables.
  • Experience using SQL server, SQL, and relational database.
  • Strong understanding of On-Premise Infrastructure, including experience with IBM WebSphere administration for Maximo 7.6.x.x Applications.
  • Extensive experience in writing technical designs and determining the best path for solution implementation from simplicity and a performance perspective.
  • 7+ years of Maximo Asset Management Development, V7.6.x or higher.  Prior experience in Maximo Upgrades or implementations is preferred.
  • 5+ years Maximo Automation Scripting, using JavaScript, Jython, Python.
  • 5+ years of related work experience playing an active leadership role in technology delivery and business analysis.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience supporting Maximo troubleshooting issues using logs and other methods.
  • Experience in Maximo Workflow design, development. 
  • Experience designing and building Maximo Java Customizations.
  • Experience developing in an agile environment, preferred.

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Hybrid Remote / Office environment.
  • Work performed primarily during business hours, with off-hours support required at times to respond to critical production issues, on call requirements, and implementations.
  • Some Travel may be required as ITS and teams are disparate across locations (primarily St. Louis and Birmingham).

Posting Requirements

The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 


We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.


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