Appium server not starting in CircleCI [Maven_Java project]

The appium server is not starting for my maven_java android tests

Can some share the config.yml file for the android appium tests. Here how my config.yml looks

version: 2
# specify the version you desire here
- image: circleci/openjdk:8-jdk
- image: circleci/node:4.8.2

working_directory: ~/ciricleCI_appium_java

  # Customize the JVM maximum heap limit
  MAVEN_OPTS: -Xmx3200m
  ANDROID_HOME: /usr/local/android-sdk-linux

  - checkout

  # Download and cache dependencies

  - restore_cache:
      - v1-dependencies-{{ checksum "pom.xml" }}
      # fallback to using the latest cache if no exact match is found
      - v1-dependencies-

  - run: mvn dependency:go-offline

  - run:
      name: Install node 
      command: |
             curl -sL | sudo -E bash -
             sudo apt-get install -y nodejs
             sudo apt-get install -y build-essential
             sudo apt-get install build-essential curl git m4 python-setuptools ruby texinfo libbz2-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libexpat-dev libncurses-dev zlib1g-dev
  - run:
      name: Install appium server
      command: |
        sudo npm update -g
        sudo npm install appium
        sudo npm install wd

  - save_cache:
        - ~/.m2
      key: v1-dependencies-{{ checksum "pom.xml" }}
  - run:
      name: Start appium server
      command: appium &

  # run tests!
  - run: mvn test

  - store_artifacts:
      path: target/surefire-reports
      destination: tr1
  - store_test_results:
      path: target/surefire-reports
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you need to set
background: true