If AI Could Really Do Real E2E Test Automation, What Would You (Software Engineer in Test) Do for Living?

In my opinion, AI Test Automation won’t bring substantial change to E2E Test Automation in the foreseeable future. The reality is that many of the test automation engineers who promote AI Test Automation are fake. They have been toggling frameworks/tools to avoid doing real work, damaging the reputation of Test Automation Engineers and E2E test automation.

Zhimin Zhan
5 min readJun 6, 2024

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The below insightful quote about AI received significant attention. One post on LinkedIn by Zain Kahn received 15,000+ Likes and 700+ reposts in merely 5 hours!

A year ago, I wrote an article with a similar view.

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Zhimin Zhan

Test automation & CT coach, author, speaker and award-winning software developer. Help teams succeed with Agile/DevOps by implementing real Continuous Testing.