Slobodan Tomić graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade in 1978. He earned his MA in telecommunications from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Sarajevo. He has worked as a teacher at the Do Air Force Academy, as well as administrator for studies and teaching, research and invention, head of the Technical Preparation sector (1992), head of the Development and Research Sector (1993) and technical director (1994–1998) at the Kosmos Aeronautical Institute in Banja Luka and head of department at the Military Academy in Belgrade.