Currently, org.springframework.scheduling.quartz.SimpleTriggerFactoryBean doesn't support access to the startTime property. (see
startTime is a useful property, as it allows specifying a precise instance in time when the SimpleTrigger shall fire for the first time.
As a workaround to emulate this property, a user can awkwardly calculate an offset from the current system time and then set the startDelay property. This workaround is also causing unneccessary scheduling imprecision.
Therefore, it is beneficial to provide direct access to the startTime property.